Tag Archives: Heart

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

When is your heart beating too fast

Do not stop any of these medications abruptly, as serious side effects may occur. If you experience symptoms or side effects, especially if severe, be sure to discuss them with your health care team. If when is your heart beating too fast have a family history of heart disease, stroke, high blood cholesterol, or high… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Ablation therapy helps abnormal heart rhythm

Atrial fibrillation, once a rarity, is now quite common with approximately 6,000 cases being seen a year in the UK. It can be successfully treated with drugs, however, ablation therapy, ­is now seen as a procedure for patients whose atrial ­fibrillation is causing palpitations or breathlessness, and who haven’t ­responded to drugs or don’t want… Read More »

Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health

— Regular nut consumption can lower the risk of heart disease by up to 14 percent, says the American College of Cardiology. Nuts contain heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. The group reminds people that a complete heart-healthy diet should include fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, low-fat dairy, fish and nuts. But as one ounce… Read More »