Health & Medical: Beating Heart Disease the Natural Way!

Beating Heart Disease the Natural Way!

Are you fearful of having a heart attack because you have heart disease? Perhaps you think you can not do anything to forestall it since heart disease runs in your family. For millions of people world-wide this is a very real concern.

Health & Medical: Lower LDL Cholesterol Naturally

Lower LDL Cholesterol Naturally

Although studies have shown losing weight helps lower LDL, research also suggests that eating the right types of foods are very important. Foods that are low in saturated fat and high in soluble fiber have been found to be helpful in lowering LDL.

Health & Medical: What is a Good Ratio For LDL to HDL? A Simple Guide

What is a Good Ratio For LDL to HDL? A Simple Guide

What is a good ratio for LDL to HDL? It is the ratio that is used to compare good cholesterol to bad cholesterol. The ideal level is a count above 0.4, however it is advisable to keep it above 0.3 at all times.

Health & Medical: City Dwellers Have More Heart Disease

City Dwellers Have More Heart Disease

Contrary to previous findings, a new study shows that where you live plays a bigger role in your risk for heart disease than your ethnicity or race, researchers say.

Health & Medical: Warning Signs of Heart Disease in Women

Warning Signs of Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease has become an increasing problem for women. Mostly this is due to misconception, either from the idea that heart disease is really just a male problem or from a lack of understanding in the warning signs. Surprisingly, the symptoms can be different in men.

Health & Medical: Tips For a Healthy Heart

Tips For a Healthy Heart

The heart is the major cardiovascular organ in the human body. It is in the heart that non-oxygenated blood is "converted" to oxygenated blood for circulation in the body. The circulatory system is composed of veins and arteries that deliver blood to all parts of the body.

Health & Medical: Cutting Balloon Angioplasty for Underexpanded Stent

Cutting Balloon Angioplasty for Underexpanded Stent

Since randomized studies showed a lower restenosis rate in focal coronary artery lesions with coronary stenting compared to conventional balloon angioplasty, indications for stenting expanded to complex lesions such as bifurcation and ostial lesions.

Health & Medical: Five Ways To Lower Cholesterol - And A Case History

Five Ways To Lower Cholesterol - And A Case History

These 5 ways are the most common many health experts would recommend and we find the same on some sites by medical doctors.For people battling high cholesterol, choosing meals wisely can be a challenge, but it is essential. Restaurants, parties, even an office potluck may present unhealthy temptatio

Health & Medical: A Few Whiffs of Smoke May Harm Your Heart

A Few Whiffs of Smoke May Harm Your Heart

Exposure to even a small amount of smoke – whether it's from your own cigarette or someone else's -- greatly increases your risk of dying from heart disease.

Health & Medical: Giant Cell Myocarditis

Giant Cell Myocarditis

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Giant Cell Myocarditis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

Health & Medical: Vitamin C Heart Disease Cure

Vitamin C Heart Disease Cure

Linus Carl Pauling was one of the most important chemists in United States history. He won two Nobel prizes and was a pre-eminent researcher in the fields of chemisty and biology. Over the course of his lifetime, Pauling became a strong advocate for the use of vitamin C to prevent cancer and to tre

Health & Medical: Managing Hypertension, Part I: Diuretics

Managing Hypertension, Part I: Diuretics

In his Video Blog, Dr. Henry Black reviews how long diuretics have served as antihypertensive therapy, why, and whether they still should have a central role.