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The High Blood Pressure Heart Disease Connection

High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) occurs when blood pressure is consistently too high. When the heart beats, it pumps blood through arteries, veins, and capillaries. This pressure is the result of two forces: the systolic pressure, which occurs as...

Cardiovascular Disease: Causes, Treatment, Prevention

Heart disease, otherwise known as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is a silent killer that affects more unsuspecting people than any other health complication. Heart disease risk factors and symptoms can be insidious and, without proper education or medical care, can go...

Atrial Fibrillation: Irregular Heartbeat and Its Risks

Many influences can cause your heart rate to speed up or feel like it skips a beat. Nerves, anxiety, and even diet can all cause the occasional heart skip or flutter. But if you find that interruptions in your normal...

How to Prevent and Treat Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a heart disease that afflicts millions of Americans each year and is responsible for close to 16% of all deaths globally. For most people, mild-to-severe symptoms of coronary artery disease occur later in life, but...

Heart Disease: The #1 Leading Cause of Death

Heart disease is synonymous with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and encompasses a cluster of diseases as well as related complications of the heart and/or blood vessels. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and kills over 600,000 Americans yearly....

Heart Disease Tests That Can Stop a Heart Attack Before It Happens

The American Heart Association recommends beginning heart disease prevention at a young age. If you start to evaluate your risk factors early in life and take steps to reduce them, you have a higher chance of living a healthy life....

Heart Attack Triggers: Know What to Watch For

One million heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions (MI), occur each year in the United States. Fifteen percent of these heart attacks result in death. People suffer heart attacks when the heart’s muscle tissue is damaged permanently due to lack of...

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