Treatment For Angina

Your Smartphone Is a Portable ECG Machine

…A single ECG will not show an evolving heart attack, angina or other cardiac problems: even a 12-lead ECG can fail to reveal signs of a heart attack, so know the signs. * Transmitting on your smart phone can actually delay the timely treatment you need. * An M.D. using this technology in his or her…

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EECP for Cardiovascular Health

Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) is a therapy for treating angina and congestive heart failure. It offers hope to those with advanced coronary artery disease who can’t undergo bypass surgery. Here's how it works... The physiology of EECP is similar to that of the intra-aortic balloon pump…

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Common Side Effects of Beta Blockers

Low-dose beta blockers are effective in treatment for atrial fibrillation and lowering blood pressure levels. They also help prevent damage to the heart when oxygen flow is reduced. Research shows that taking beta blockers following a heart attack protects against arrhythmias that can develop as a result…

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Baby Aspirin and Statin Therapy

…while treatment focused on heart attack or unstable angina, actu?ally did not fare as well as those who continued to take their statins. Something about statin therapy obviously assists in stabilizing unstable plaques. Complementary Treatments to Statin Therapy Anyone taking a statin drug for an appropriate…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…routinely overindulge on gin and end up developing tachycardia. Obviously lacking good judgment, he would drive himself to the emergency room for treatment: dangerous for him and everyone else on the road! Despite warnings, he indulged himself one too many times and died when the tachycardia turned into deadly…

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Testosterone Levels and Cardiovascular Health

…cardiovascular health issues, including metabolic syndrome (insulin resistance), oxidative stress, and clotting. Therapy for high testosterone levels has also been found to improve heart failure, angina and diabetes, but supplementing can be tricky. If you are interested in pursuing it, I highly recommend you do…

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