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Chest Pain? Statins May Save Heart

Chest Pain? Statins May Save Heart

Even after a person goes to the hospital with chest pain, cholesterol-lowering drugs may prevent heart death or stroke.......[Read More]
BP Beat-to-Beat and the Drugs That Reduce Variability

BP Beat-to-Beat and the Drugs That Reduce Variability

Henry Black, MD, talks about the hazards with blood pressure variability and drug combinations that may improve it.......[Read More]
Ticagrelor and Outcomes for Patients With Prior CABG

Ticagrelor and Outcomes for Patients With Prior CABG

Patients with prior CABG who present with acute coronary syndromes have a high risk for recurrent events. Is intensive antiplatelet therapy with ticagrelor beneficial in this setting -- when compared with clopidogrel?......[Read More]
Angina Treatment Guidelines

Angina Treatment Guidelines

Angina, a symptom of coronary heart disease, is chest pain, pressure or discomfort caused by the heart not receiving enough oxygen. Coronary artery disease is caused by atherosclerosis, which is the build-up of a fatty substance, known as plaque, in the arteries. The plaque can block the flow of blo......[Read More]
Do You Know How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally?

Do You Know How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally?

How many times have you gone to your doctor with a problem, only to walk out with a prescription for a drug of some kind? Do you ever feel as though there might be other ways of solving the problem? You might well feel like this if you have been diagnosed with high cholesterol levels. It might have ......[Read More]
Sedentary Lifestyle Is Even Worse for You Than You Think

Sedentary Lifestyle Is Even Worse for You Than You Think

Sitting in front of a TV or computer for hours each day is so bad for you that you can't compensate by going to the gym to work out. New research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology gives you even more of a reason to get off your couch.......[Read More]
No Change in Cardiovascular Deaths in Spite of Statin Drugs

No Change in Cardiovascular Deaths in Spite of Statin Drugs

In spite of all the cholesterol lowering drugs being prescribed over the many decades deaths from cardiovascular disease have not been affected. Are we going after the wrong cause?......[Read More]
Food and Lower Cholesterol - Powerful Natural Ways to Lower Lipid Levels

Food and Lower Cholesterol - Powerful Natural Ways to Lower Lipid Levels

Are you looking for a way to lower your cholesterol without having to use medication? Are you aware of the proven connection between food and lower cholesterol levels? If not, understanding this connection is the first step to improving your health.......[Read More]
Myocarditis

Myocarditis

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of myocarditis including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
10 Steps Before You Refer For: Lipids

10 Steps Before You Refer For: Lipids

Hyperlipidemia can be a mixed-bag requiring careful evaluation. Ten simple steps can improve how you manage the condition.......[Read More]
How to Fight Heart Disease With Chocolate

How to Fight Heart Disease With Chocolate

There are many things that you can do to fight heart disease. Modern medicine is coming up with new treatments, remedies and surgical procedures to help deal with this serious health problem. Also, your diet and exercise habits can play a major role in your susceptibility to heart disease. However, ......[Read More]
Cholesterol And Your Diet - Permanently Linked

Cholesterol And Your Diet - Permanently Linked

Did you know that you can lower your cholesterol just by making small changes in the foods you eat? If you can lower your cholesterol level even as little as one percent with dietary changes, you will have succeeded in lowering your risk for heart disease and heart attack by two percent.......[Read More]
Angiography Versus Intravascular Ultrasound-Directed Stent Placement (AVID)

Angiography Versus Intravascular Ultrasound-Directed Stent Placement (AVID)

Is IVUS-directed bare-metal stenting associated with improved clinical outcomes in patients undergoing elective PCI? What clinical characteristics give indication for using IVUS?......[Read More]
The Role of Exercise Training in Heart Failure

The Role of Exercise Training in Heart Failure

Evidence is strong for the benefits and safety of an exercise training program for the stable, systolic heart failure patient who is receiving optimal medical treatment.......[Read More]
Eplerenone -- More EMPHASIS on the Positive

Eplerenone -- More EMPHASIS on the Positive

Henry Black, MD, discusses the progress made in heart failure, focusing on the use of eplerenone in patients with mild symptoms.......[Read More]
Combination Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor

Combination Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor

The addition of an ARB offers more complete angiotensin II receptor blockade of the RAS than can be obtained by ACE inhibitors alone.......[Read More]
ICDs in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

ICDs in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Just how many lifesaving therapies are ICDs delivering in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? How many therapies are inappropriate?......[Read More]
How I Reduced My Blood Pressure Within 63 Days

How I Reduced My Blood Pressure Within 63 Days

Are you suffering from hypertension? I also suffered for last 5 years. I was tired of taking tablets. Finally, I found a simple techniques to say good bye to hypertension. Here you will find how I managed my health with that simple tricks.......[Read More]
Amiodarone, Sunlight Avoidance and Vitamin D Deficiency

Amiodarone, Sunlight Avoidance and Vitamin D Deficiency

This short report looks at the incidence of vitamin D deficiency, which is an important problem in patients who take amiodarone and also in those who avoid sunlight exposure.......[Read More]
You Can Be Old But Your Heart Must Be Young

You Can Be Old But Your Heart Must Be Young

Heart health needs not deteriorate when you grow older. You must focus on the impact of heart disease and the risk factors in order to help prolong your heart's youth.......[Read More]