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Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia – NSVT

What is Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular tachycardia stopping by itself within thirty seconds is known as NSVT (non-sustained ventricular tachycardia). By far, Sustained ventricular tachycardia is much dangerous when compared to NSVT though NSVT is highly common. Related article: sustained ventricular tachycardia. Introduction to NSVT NSVT is an episode of ventricular tachycardia wherein heart rate […]

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New Thinking about CAD (Coronary Artery Disease)

Recent advances in Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) The treatment and symptom of CAD – so called Coronary Artery Disease has been shifted to a revolution stage. Today there are few cardiologists who have entirely moved to “new way” of thinking whereas there are others who still are stuck in “traditional ways”. Difference between these 2 […]

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Does Coffee cause Heart Disease?

Human heart disease risks and coffee In the past, coffee consumption was usually regarded as being highly detrimental to health of heart. Many senior scientists actually thought that coffee was associated with increase in cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and the risk of heart attack as well as cardiac-arrhythmias. Many recent as well as careful studies, […]

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Patent Foramen Ovale – PFO

Introduction Patent Foramen Ovale, or PFO, is a condition often referred to echocardiograms in the recent years. Patients after diagnosed with PFO will be given medical advices which vary wildly. Some doctors will want to use an invasive technique by installing special devices to close the patent foramen ovale. Others recommend to prevent blood clot […]

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Migraine and Patent Foramen Ovale PFO

Up to now, many studies and hypothesis have been discussed about the correlation between migraine headache and the patent foramen ovale (PFO). Common agreement based on statistical analysis showed that PFO patients are more likely to have migraine. This led to a lot of discussions in the cardiology community about PFO closure as a new […]

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Stroke of Unknown Causes – Cryptogenic Stroke

A stroke is the death of brain tissue which is usually caused by the lack of blood flow to that tissue. The most common causes of stroke include: thrombosis, embolus and brain vascular problem. Thrombosis is the clotting of the brain blood vessels. Embolus happens when blood clots travels to the brain and stuck there. […]

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Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure devices

In order to close the PFO, a catheter-based method is used to deliver the PFO closure device to cover the foramen ovale. In this technique, a specialized catheter containing PFO a PFO closure deviceis inserted into a vein, go into the right atrium, enter the left atrium through the foramen ovale. When the catheter is […]

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5 Top Tips to Help your loved one Recover from a Stroke

A stroke is a life-threatening neurological condition, which is caused by a blockage in blood flow to the brain. The longer a person is left untreated, the more severe the damage to the brain. Strokes affect around 150,000 people within the UK alone per year and cause a variety of symptoms, causing the deaths of […]

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7 Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

7 Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure High blood pressure has become a common medical problem particularly in middle-aged people. The risk of having high blood pressure increases with age. It is recommended that you keep an eye on your blood pressure to ensure it is on a moderate level. If it is high […]

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L-Arginine: Natural Treatment for Hypertension

L-Arginine – Natural Treatment for Hypertension Over the years, many scientists, physicians and researchers have been drawn to the benefits of nitric oxide (NO) with regards to heart disease and healthy circulation. Since Dr. Louis Ingarro of UCLA received the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his work researching nitric oxide’s ability to improve cardiovascular health, […]

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