Foreign Travel WARNING! Consider getting traveler’s health insurance to cover costs of canceling your trip and returning home early in the event of an emergency. Learn about the limitations of your health insurance plan. Most do not cover medical problems in other countries, and if you have a medical problem, the foreign country may require […]
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Links Between Stress and Heart Attack Revealed Two recent studies shed light on the persistent link between stress and sudden heart attacks. In one, a group of German researchers found that as your stress level rises, so do your levels of disease-promoting white blood cells. Dr. Matthias Nahrendorf explains: “High levels of white blood cells […]
Heart Attack Signs in Women Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort. Other signs […]
Know what’s a medical emergency Typical heart attack symptoms Chest discomfort or pain. This discomfort or pain can feel like a tight ache, pressure, fullness or squeezing in your chest lasting more than a few minutes. This discomfort may come and go. Upper body pain. Pain or discomfort may spread beyond your chest to […]
Key risk factors that can increase your chance of experiencing heart disease or a heart attack over your lifetime. By tracking your risk factors, you can determine how aggressive you need to be in adopting lifestyle changes and treatments. Your Age Your risk for heart disease increases as you age, regardless of your other […]
Survivor I recently had open heart surgery. My symptoms included a pain in my right arm and slight heartburn in my chest but no pain. I had the pain in my right arm about 2 days and it got worse over time. I thought the pain was caused by doing to much work but that […]
One of the biggest mistakes many people over 50 make with their medications is failing to read the warning labels that come with their prescriptions, according to a study done by researchers at Kansas State University. Not knowing what foods and drinks to skip while you’re on Rx drugs can cause serious side […]
Aspirin, also called acetylsalicylic acid, has a number of potential therapeutic effects. The drug can manage inflammation, help to control pain, and also has implications in managing some types of cardiovascular disease. Aspirin has an effect on your bloodstream, and can interact with other compounds that control blood clotting, including vitamin K. […]
Did you know that you could stop a heart attack within one minute by using a simple ingredient – the cayenne pepper? In a study published in the journal Circulation, a researcher from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Keith Jones, discovered that capsaicin, when applied to the skin of mice, caused sensory nerves in the skin […]
How Smoking Hurts Your Heart The chemicals in cigarettes harm your heart in many differnent ways you may not know about. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that enters your lungs and then your bloodstream. It steals oxygen from your red blood cells, so less of it gets to your organs and tissues. It […]
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