Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease: Causes, Risks and Treatment

10:14 7/Mar/21

Bicuspid aortic is a condition that occurs when a defect is present in the valve that opens and shuts to allow blood flow from the heart through the aorta. It is an aortic valve with only two cusps instead of three. 

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Recognizing and Treating Depression May Help Improve Heart Health

7:39 1/Mar/21

Depression is a serious illness that can negatively affect your entire body. In fact, there is a noticeable link between patients with depression and heart health.

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Could White-Coat Hypertension Harm Your Heart?

17:18 28/Feb/21

Visiting a doctor or hospital can be an anxiety-inducing experience. For this reason, some people find that their blood pressure is normal at home but rises slightly when they are at the doctor.

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Risk for Heart Failure Lower with Healthy Sleep Patterns

8:14 7/Feb/21

Believe it or not, but your sleeping patterns can have a pretty large impact over your cardiovascular health. In fact, studies have recently shown that healthy sleep patterns can actually reduce the risk of heart failure in individuals.

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Stress and the Heart: Lessons from the Pandemic

12:56 27/Jan/21

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, everyone has been experiencing various levels of stress.

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Lifestyle Changes are Important for Managing Atrial Fibrillation

7:26 18/Jan/21

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that occurs when the two upper chambers of your heart experience chaotic electrical signals. This causes a fast and irregular heart rhythm.

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COVID-19 and the Heart - What Have We Learned?

12:59 12/Jan/21

COVID-19 is a respiratory infection that has wreaked havoc across the world. Since being declared a pandemic in early 2021, the number of global coronavirus cases have been consistently increasing, and it has become clear that no one is truly safe from this infection.

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The Cardiovascular Benefits of Soy

14:00 31/Dec/20

A healthy heart is a healthy life. Therefore, it is important to do everything you can to maintain optimal cardiovascular health. One major way to do this is by eating a healthy diet.

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Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

7:29 22/Dec/20

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a type of a condition known as pulmonary hypertension, which refers to high blood pressure in the lungs.

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5 Safe Exercise for Patients with Heart Disease

8:53 14/Dec/20

Developing an exercise regime while treating heart disease is vital. This is because it helps strengthen the cardiovascular muscles and minimizes further artery damage caused by high cholesterol and blood pressure.

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Shortness of Breath: What Your Body Might Be Telling You

10:29 8/Dec/20

Shortness of breath, or dyspnea, occurs when an individual experiences difficulties or discomfort while breathing. It may feel as though there is not enough oxygen entering your lungs, or an inability to stabilize your breathing.

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Can You Live with a Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm?

12:42 26/Nov/20

A thoracic aortic aneurysm occurs when a section of the aorta becomes enlarged. The aorta is the major blood vessel in the human body that carries blood and nutrients from the heart to the rest of the body.

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