Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
Having an annual check of your cholesterol is a necessary part of monitoring your health. The cholesterol reading will come back with a number that lists your total HDL (good cholesterol that enables your body to function), LDL (the bad cholesterol that clogs your arteries) and triglycerides. The re
Hemorrhoids are the stretched and inflamed veins in the rectal area. They can occur inside or protrude outside the rectum. Swollen hemorrhoids are caused by constipation, pregnancy, obesity, physical exertion, a low-fiber diet, chronic constipation, standing for a long time and prolonged sitting. He
The American Heart Association has acknowledged that fish oils may decrease cardiovascular risks. Particularly in patients with hypertriglyceridemia, how do fatty acids produce TG-lowering effects?
For most people, there aren't enough hours in the day to finish all of the items on their to-do lists. Balancing family, work and a home is a full day's work. Because finding time to exercise is a challenge, it frequently remains unchecked on the to-do list. Many choose to run in the evening or in t
This study demonstrates the utility of the iPlaque system, a novel ultrasound image analysis software that enables the tissue components of carotid plaques to be visualized with high resolution.
Echocardiographic diagnosis and assessment of ischemic mitral regurgitation are critical to gauge prognosis after myocardial infarction. What is the best approach?
This article contains tips for adding ground flaxseed to your cholesterol-friendly diet. These tips are quick, easy, and delicious.
Following a heart-healthy diet is important for everyone, but it is crucial for patients who will be undergoing heart surgery in the near future. Following a seven-day diet plan that includes heart-healthy choices can help patients enter surgery in the best possible health, which may reduce complica
Benign lumps can occur anywhere in the body, but are especially common in the breasts. Hormonal fluctuations cause many benign breast lumps, but infection can also cause lumps. Benign lumps in the breasts are a nuisance, but are not usually serious. Lumps elsewhere can be, however. Tumors that
Can a short, well-supervised course in ultrasonography successfully train novices to detect AAA for screening purposes?
Hemorrhoids are a common occurrence and are almost always preventable. Diets that are low in fiber can lead to chronic constipation, which in turn puts a lot pressure on the digestive tract, including the rectum. This pressure can lead to swelling and even bleeding. While home remedies can provide s