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YOUR HEART WAS DESIGNED TO LAST A LIFETIME by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 6:18pm Two days ago a man here at work died of a sudden heart attack, He was shockingly only 34 years old. My immediate thoughts were with his family and I silently wondered if he had told his family that day that he loved them. I learned a heart attack kills an American every 26 seconds and that heart disease is often a silent and without warning kill ... Read on »
Heart Attacks & Hospitalization in CA by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 12:00am A report released by OSHPD on heart attacks & hospitalization in CA reviews trends over 20 years. Some of the highlights (mostly related to the hospitalizations) for me include: State populations increased by 35% during same time period. Number of hospitalizations for acute heart attack increased by 15%, but the rate per 1 ... Read on »
Severity of Heart Attack May Depend on Time of Day by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 10:13pm Posted on 2011-12-13 06:00:00 in Cardio-Vascular | Emergency Medicine | A circadian rhythm is an endogenously driven, roughly 24-hour cycle in biochemical, physiological or beh ... Read on »
Why don't stents prevent heart attack? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 4:30pm No study has ever documented that stents prevent future heart attack. But, in day-to-day practice, stents are frequently implanted for just this reason. A little clarification. Stents do prevent heart attack--if the heart attack is already underway, either as an "acute myocardial infarction" or "unstable angina." In other words, a pl ... Read on »
Can Heart Attack Damage Be Repaired? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Feb 2012 8:24am Heart attack is a common name for myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI). When a person has a heart attack, some heart cells will die because of interruption of blood supply to a part of his or her heart. If a heart attack victim is not dealt with immediately, he or she might end up with death. That is why it is the leadi ... Read on »
“Cardio” Causes Heart Disease. by Kurt G Harris MD Posted Sun 01 Nov 2009 10:02pm I suppose that is not exactly what they had in mind when they first called chronic aerobic exercise “cardio” in the days of Disco. I first saw this study by Brueckmann and Mohlenkamp last spring and I’m a bit surprised that the nutrition and fitness blogosphere hasn’t noticed it. I think you may have to be an acedemically-oriented cardiolo ... Read on »
When Is Heart Attack Most Harmful? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Aug 2012 2:06am Heart attack, also known as myocardial infarction (MI), is a condition in which interruption of blood supply to heart occurs and causes heart cells to die. This is commonly due to blockage of a coronary artery. A study recently reported that the size of a heart attack and the harm it can cause depends on what time it strikes. Researchers ... Read on »
Less severe first heart attacks ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:41pm Less severe first heart attacks linked to heart disease death reductions American Heart Association journal report 20 jan 2009--The severity of first heart attacks has dropped significantly in the United States — propelling a decline in coronary heart disease deaths, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Associa ... Read on »
YOUR HEART WAS DESIGNED TO LAST A LIFETIME by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jun 2008 5:08pm Two days ago a man here at work died of a sudden heart attack, He was shockingly only 34 years old. My immediate thoughts were with his family and I silently wondered if he had told his family that day that he loved them. I learned a heart attack kills an American every 26 seconds and that heart disease is often a silent and without warning killer! ... Read on »
Greater Lifetime Risk Of Developing COPD Than Heart Failure And Many Common Cancers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 12 Sep 2011 10:06pm Medical News Today According to the first comprehensive estimate of lifetime risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) published in a special European Respiratory Society issue of The Lancet, one out of four individuals aged 35 and over are likely to develop COPD at some stage of their lives. The discov ... Read on »