Friday, February 21, 2020

Heart Disease Prevention - Is There Link Between Age-Related Macular Degeneration And Heart Disease?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease caused by the deterioration of the central vision of the retina called macula. Since AMD shares some risk factors with cardiovascular disease (CVD, including heart disease and stroke), studies have found that those with AMD are at a higher chance of getting heart disease and stroke. Click the following link for more information:


Friday, February 14, 2020

Heart Disease Prevention - Is Aortic Aneurysm Dangerous?

Is Aortic Aneurysm Dangerous? According to CDC, aortic aneurysms killed 9,928 people in the United States in 2017. Aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta. Exact causes of aneurysms are unclear. But certain factors can contribute to the condition. Find out more at:


Friday, February 07, 2020

Heart Disease Prevention - How Is Right-Side Heart Failure Different?

Heart failure can affect the left, the right, or both sides of the heart. Left-sided heart failure is most common type. It occurs when the left ventricle cannot pump efficiently, which prevents the body from getting sufficient oxygen-rich blood. The blood backs up into the lungs instead. Right-sided heart failure happens when the right side of the heart cannot effectively pump blood to the lungs. Find out more at:


Thursday, January 23, 2020

Heart Disease Prevention - Can Apple Prevent Heart Disease?

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” This is an old-fashioned proverb that began at the end of the 19th century. A study published online March 30, 2015 in journal ‘JAMA Internal Medicine’ did conclude that evidence does not support that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But the findings did not actually rule out the health benefits of eating apple. Click the following link for more details:

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Heart Disease Prevention - Can Chili Prevent Heart Disease?

Laboratory studies had shown that capsaicin has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. It is not only known for relieving certain kinds of pain but also a widely used ingredient in over-the-counter topical creams and ointments for arthritis. Chili can also improve heart and blood vessel health.

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Friday, January 03, 2020

Heart Disease Prevention - Is Silent Heart Attack Dangerous?

One can have a heart attack and not even know it. A silent heart attack, known as a silent myocardial infarction (SMI), account for 45 percent of heart attacks and strike men more than women. It is called silent because when it happens, either there are no noticeable symptoms, or the symptoms lack the intensity of a classic heart attack.


Saturday, December 21, 2019

Heart Disease Prevention - Can Revascularization Outperform Drug For Ischemia?

Cardiologists have debated for more than decades the best way to deal with blockages in an artery, and when should procedures or surgery be performed. A recent finding revealed on November 16 at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania may actually provide answer to such debate. Click the following link for more details:



Friday, December 13, 2019

Heart Disease Prevention - Which Tea Good For Heart Disease Prevention?

Coffee is the most popular beverage in the world, but tea has been enjoyed by people from different cultures in many countries for more than 5,000 years. With significantly lower caffeine than coffee, tea may have some health benefits because of compounds known as catechins and epicatechins. Find out more at: