Tag Archives: heart

Heart Attack Signs for Women [INFOGRAPHIC]

The risk of middle aged women getting cardiovascular disease such as stroke, heart failure and heart attack could be reduced by the lowering of blood pressure. Researchers determined that high systolic blood pressure in middle-aged and older women is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular issues.[1] The percentage of potentially reversible as well as preventable… Read More »

Women and Heart Disease Prevention

A woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds in the United States. If you think you or someone you know is having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately. The good news is that if you seek help quickly, treatment can save your life and prevent permanent damage to your heart muscle. Treatment works best… Read More »

Ask the expert: COVID-19 and heart disease

For thousands of Australians living with heart disease, the COVID-19 crisis has been particularly scary because of their vulnerability to severe complications. But if staying healthy in isolation wasn’t hard enough, the gradual move to lift the nation’s lockdown rules presents its own challenges. Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton, Director of Active Living at the Heart… Read More »

What antibiotics can cause heart problems

These drugs, called fluoroquinolones, have also been found to cause other significant health issues, such as nerve damage. These antibiotics are called fluoroquinolones, and a new study published this month finds people taking them had an increased risk of developing aortic and mitral regurgitation — a condition that could lead to heart failure. The primary… Read More »

Can multivitamin raise heart rate

Supplements for heart health can work to regulate your blood pressure and heart rate. However, you may experience negative side effects, like arrhythmias, by taking large amounts of these supplements. Even essential vitamins and minerals can be harmful when consumed in excess. Many supplements for heart health can alter the heart rate. These include minerals… Read More »