Heart Attack Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

…and nutrients provided to the heart decreases, limiting the heart’s effectiveness. Should an artery become blocked completely—due to plaque buildup or the inability of a clot to pass through the narrowed opening—a heart attack results. There are signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease to…

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5 Top Heart Health Mistakes

…line is avoid trans-fats like the plague if you want to preserve your heart health. Heart Health Mistake #3: Exercising While Angry: You periodically hear about someone who exercised while angry and then dropped dead of a heart attack. Not only can anger drive up your blood pressure, exercising while angry…

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Learn the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Women

…you take to heart as well. Yes, younger women can and do have heart attacks … all the time! In fact, 55 percent to60 percent of people experiencing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack are women. A Word From the American Heart Association Here’s the scoop from the American Heart Association’s…

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Heart Attack Symptoms in Women: What You Need to Know

…with more typical symptoms …[of a heart attack].” What Do You Need to Know About Heart Attack Symptoms in Women? * Remember that heart attacks in women are normally far subtler than those in men. While men may have crushing chest pain, women often experience much milder symptoms including: chest discomfort…

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Could You Have a Silent Heart Attack and Not Know It?

…minor heart attacks often go unnoticed because the symptoms can be very vague. If a silent heart attack occurs during waking hours, you may have a slight feeling of discomfort, of being a little bit “off.” They can also occur in your sleep. It’s a fact that about 25 percent of heart attacks are of…

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“But I’m Too Young to Have a Heart Attack…”

…often think of heart disease as a part something that happens as you “get old.” But even young to middle-aged adults can have a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction or MI. Over the years, I’ve seen men as young as 24-years old, and a woman who was just 18, suffer a heart attack—young…

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Study Finds Doctors Too Quick to Insert Heart Stents

…suffering a heart attack or “high risk” unstable chest pain where indeed appropriate. But for more stable patients, the study found that only 50% of the procedures were appropriate, as the procedure for less-symptomatic patients hasn’t been shown to save lives or prevent heart attacks. Anatomy Is…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…you. The good news is that if you go off the statin medication, blood sugar elevations will come down. Q: Is it safe for someone who has had a heart attack and four stents to stop taking a statin medication? My husband is gluten free and has completely changed his diet, and he has lost a lot weight…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…-metabolized sugar calories as fat. So be sure to scour package labels for the sugar content. 3. Smoking has some virtues. Even after they had a heart attack, some of my patients continued to smoke. They had all kinds of excuses to justify their behavior, such as “it relaxes me,” “it takes the edge…

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Treat Heart Disease With a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…forgotten that simple approach! Heart Healthy Food, Herbs and Supplements After years of applying nutritional solutions to the myriad faces of heart disease—high blood pressure levels; chronic hypertension; high triglycerides; elevated L(p)a; angina; and heart attack and stroke—Dr. Sinatra has finally…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

We often hear that women have different heart attack symptoms than men, but did you know that stroke symptoms for women can be different, too? Unfortunately, I have first-hand experience with this. I was 13 years old when my paternal grandmother died from a massive stroke. I can’t help but think that…

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The Real Risk Factors for Heart Disease

heart risk factors should I keep an eye on?" That's a good question and one that anyone who wants to minimize their odds of developing cardiovascular problems should ask. First off, I would say that you should address some basic lifestyle issues that have been shown to increase risk of heart attack

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New Study Shows Heart Benefits of L-Carnitine

…of L-carnitine supplementation include reductions in all causes of mortality, angina symptoms and ventricular arrhythmias following a heart attack. The study acknowledged L-carnitine’s ability to stabilize heart cell membranes and improve compromised cellular energy metabolism. This study made good…

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