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A heart attack does not always have obvious symptoms, such as pain in your chest, shortness of breath and cold sweats. In fact, a heart attack can actually happen without a person knowing it. It is called a silent heart attack or medically referred to as silent ischemia (lack of oxygen) to the heart muscle….

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“Hidden” drug overdoses account for nearly 1 in 7 sudden cardiac deaths, a new study contends. Researchers looked at more than 900 people in San Francisco who died of an apparent out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Through autopsies and lab tests, they found that only 541 of those people (59 percent) actually met the criteria set by…

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New research found that adults over 45 who drank an average of 24 ounces or more of sugar-sweetened beverages every day had more than double the risk of dying from heart disease over a 6-year study period than those who averaged an ounce or less of sugar-sweetened beverages daily. The researchers also looked at the…

Painkillers can cause heart attack.

You might be surprised with the latest findings which claim common painkillers of causing a heart attack. The findings suggest that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Mortin, Advil, and Aleve increase the risk of a heart attack by 20 to 50 percent, compared with not using them, researchers found. This means the drugs causes 1%…

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Whatever we consume leaves both good and bad effect on our health. This is the reason why some people on low-fat diet succumb to a heart attack while people on completely different diet manages to live a healthy life. If you are concerned for your heart health, here are a few tips to lower heart…

nitroglycerin

Nitroglycerin (commonly called just nitro) is a vasodilator, meaning it’s a medicine that opens blood vessels to improve blood flow. It is used to treat angina pectoris symptoms, such as pressure or chest pain that occurs when there is not enough blood flowing to the heart. To improve the blood flow, Nitro opens up the…

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Chest pain is one of the most common reasons a person goes to the emergency room. While many of these people are suffering from a heart attack, some actually may have severe heartburn. Often, the pain caused by a heart attack and during a severe heartburn episode is so difficult to distinguish that sophisticated medical…

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You might be surprised with the latest findings which claim common painkillers of causing a heart attack. The findings suggest that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Mortin, Advil, and Aleve increase the risk of a heart attack by 20 to 50 percent, compared with not using them, researchers found. This means the drugs causes 1%…

heart health

Heart health must always be prioritized by any person. Several factors can contribute to a poor heart. Of course, usually, others may relate the disease to genetics. However, on the whole, it all depends on what the person does to his life. Heart conditions can be a result of poor lifestyle. It is likely that…

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