Tag Archives: Heart

Mom told ‘healthy’ son has 2 holes in heart: ‘I feel like I have been abandoned’

A British mom who claims she was told her infant son was healthy both before and after he was born recently learned the young boy will require open-heart surgery for a previously undetected condition. Abigail Hetherington, 19, told the South West News Service (SWNS) that her infant son Vincent was recently diagnosed with a heart murmur and two… Read More »

AHA News: So You Think You Can Survive a Heart Attack? Nigel Lythgoe Tells His Story

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Reality TV brought fame and fortune to Nigel Lythgoe. So, it’s no surprise he can spin entertaining tales about the real-life drama he experienced with his heart. But the man once dubbed “Nasty Nigel” for his bluntness as a talent show judge sounded downright empathetic as… Read More »

Heart attack warning: Device that could save a person’s life – what is it?

Over 30,000 people per year suffer a sudden cardiac arrest out of hospital in the UK. For every minute that passes without a certain equipment, a person’s chances of survival is reduce by 10 per cent. The British Heart Foundation said: “After a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces someone’s chance of… Read More »

Best supplements for the heart: Drink this tea to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

A healthy heart is best achieved by eating a healthy diet with five or more savings of fruit and vegetables a day, taking regular exercise and stopping smoking. Failing to do these three things could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease – a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. Coronary heart… Read More »

Painkillers Can Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

According to researchers, patients and doctors need to be more aware of the cardiovascular risk when prescribing any anti-inflammatory drug, which includes the new generation anti-inflammatories called COX-2 inhibitors as well as traditional NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). NSAIDs have been widely used for pain management in osteoarthritis patients and those with other painful disorders. The… Read More »