What diet is best for you after you've had a heart attack, or after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease? Until recently, dietary recommendations for people with coronary artery disease have been largely guesswork. But recently, evidence from clinical studies has clarified the answer.
Read about the best diet for people with coronary artery disease.
In some patients with heart failure, a new kind of pacemaker can re-coordinate the muscular function of the damaged heart, relieving the symptoms of heart failure, and reducing the odds of dying. Read about CRT here.
Pulmonary embolus - a blood clot that becomes lodged in the pulmonary artery - is a very common and very serious problem. Up to 30% of people who have pulmonary embolus will die unless they receive treatment.
Read about pulmonary embolus - its causes, its symptoms, and its treatment - here.
Everyone knows that smoking accelerates atherosclerosis, and makes heart attacks more likely over time.
But did you know that the cigarette you smoke today could cause a heart attack TODAY? Or that if you quit smoking today, your risk of a heart attack is substantially reduced by tomorrow?
That very next stick you light up could do you in. Read about it here.