There’s more and more evidence coming out about the possible link between gum disease and heart disease. Studies point to the conclusion that the bacteria and gum disease can travel through the body and trigger inflammation of the heart vessels. This inflammation can cause an infection in the heart valves. A revolutionary study by the […]
Coronary heart disease is a rather serious condition that has been increasingly becoming common thanks to our lazy lifestyles. Once this disease sets in, it can compromise your quality of life by a wide degree. And if you don’t take steps to treat and manage it, it can become a life-threatening problem.
The waveform of EKG machines is increasingly being used by medical experts for diagnosing heart health. Our heart sends an electronic signal every time it pumps and the EKG Machine records the pattern of this signal. The EKG device has come in as a blessing for patients diagnosed with cardiac issues like Mobitz Type I […]
Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries – the blood vessels that carry nutrients and oxygen around your body – due to a build-up of plaque. Plaque is formed in the arteries due to a combination of cholesterol, and calcium developing over time, which is why atherosclerosis typically develops as people become older. The build-up […]
Good health is on a lot of minds these days. Even before coronavirus was a thing, people were giving thought to healthy living. They were thinking about things like exercise, changing their diets, and being careful about drug and alcohol use. The interesting thing is that a lot of us make health choices based on […]
Cardiac emergencies are an incredibly common occurrence. Each year, 475,000 Americans die from a cardiac arrest and another 805,000 have a heart attack. This threat is so prevalent that heart disease-related complications are one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
“I thought I fell asleep and just fell on the floor.” That’s what Gary Devol, 70, said of his first sudden cardiac arrest experience. Thankfully he was wearing the ZOLL LifeVest, a wearable defibrillator that can provide a constant safeguard against sudden cardiac death. LifeVest is designed to detect a life-threatening rapid heart rhythm and […]
The blood circulatory system is a vital part of our body. Its role is to deliver nutrients alongside oxygen to our cells and vital organs. We need to have healthy blood circulation in order to fight infections, to stabilize our body temperature and to ensure our bodies function properly. Many of the primary functions will […]