Articles: heart

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  1. Green Tea Good for the Soul – but even better, Good for the Heart

    by Ivy Greenwell

    Since blood sugar tends to increase with age, accelerating aging by crosslinking with proteins (glycation), the ability of green tea to lower serum glucose levels is extremely im...

  2. Heart Of The Matter

    by Rajgopal Nidamboor

    Heart disease is aptly called the silent killer. A case in point: the tragic, untimely demise of Bollywood’s talented singer, Krishnakumar Kunnath, or KK

  3. Heart Problems and Prevention

    by Klaus Ferlow

    Heart disease can be prevented even if there is a strong tendency for heart problems in the family. Let's examine what are the symptoms of heart disease.

  4. How to Lower High Blood Pressure

    by AXA PPP healthcare

    High blood pressure (hypertension) affects more than one in four adults in the UK,[1] increasing their risk of serious conditions including heart attack and stroke. One of the bigge...

  5. How To Prevent High Blood Pressure

    by Klaus Ferlow

    The typical image of a person with high blood pressure (hypertension) is an overweight, overworked male executive with a very short fuse. The truth is, high blood pressure affects p...

  6. Inflammation, Heart Disease and Marine Oil

    by Carl D Thompson

    This article describes the research indicating that it is inflammation which seems to be the culprit in heart attack. No longer thought of as a ‘plumbing problem’, it has been ob...

  7. Intense Stress Leading to Accumulation of Lactate in Brain Ischemia

    by Carlos ETB Monteiro

    The present paper introduces a new hypothesis postulating that acute stress, chronic stress overload and other risk factors with intense sympathetic nervous system activity may indu...

  8. Ketchup - Healthy Heart

    by Dr Ammar Ibne Anwar

    This article focuses on the benefits of tomatoes and tomato ketchup. Tomato ketchup is a natural source of the powerful antioxidant lycopene which the human body is unable to manuf...

  9. Man, 21, Dies of Heart Attack

    by Linda Lazarides BA

    Linda Lazarides discusses 'cardiac spasm' as a common cause of heart failure, especially in young people. She describes the case of Peter, a young computer engineer, who collapsed ...

  10. Neuroskeletal Realignment Therapy for Stroke

    by Carole Preen

    This column focuses on Neuroskeletal Realignment Therapy treatment for strokes.

  11. Night Terrors and Atrial Fibrillation - Hypothesis on Cause and Possible Remedy

    by M Amir

    Night terrors typically revolve around dreams where the sufferer experiences very realistic looking scenes about various threats e.g. a wild animal attacking them, the experience of...

  12. Positive Emotions - The Secret to Positive Health?

    by Dr Alan Watkins

    Traditional stress management techniques usually deal with stress after the fact, hours after your body has been subjected to heavy tides of adrenaline and pulses of cortisol. ...<...

  13. Preventing Coronary Heart Disease and Strokes

    by Colin Sutherland, Ph.D.

    Are you at risk of coronary heart disease or strokes? It is possible to minimize that risk by your own actions? In the author's experience, when people really understand what is go...

  14. Preventing Female Heart Disease

    by Penny Crowther

    In the thick of the covid pandemic, there has been a lot of attention on supporting the immune system.  Whilst this is a good idea, it’s only part of the picture. In this article, I...

  15. Sarah's Story of High Blood Pressure

    by June Butlin

    A diagnosis of high blood pressure should be taken seriously as it can lead to coronary heart disease, the commonest cause of death, in the western world. The specific consequenc...

  16. Statin Statistics: Lies and Deception

    by Peter Dingle PhD

    The author takes the reader through a lesson in understanding medical statistics, acknowledging that most of us are actually afraid of statistics! He also notes than many medical p...

  17. Stress as Cause of Heart Attacks - The Myogenic Theory

    by Carlos ETB Monteiro

    The theory that heart attacks begin in the heart itself - the Myogenic Theory - and not in the arteries, was developed by my father-in-law, the Brazilian cardiologist, Quintiliano H...

  18. Stroke - David 19 Years of Age

    by Meggan Brummer

    The author presents a detailed account of an extremely articulate and vibrant 19-year-old straight A student's experience as a stroke victim, both pre- and post- his attack.

  19. The Causal Role of Autonomic Dysfunction and Lactic Acidosis in the Development of Hypertension

    by Carlos ETB Monteiro

    In the present article is postulated a new hypothesis that may explain the basic causes of hypertension. It presents a list of common risk factors for hypertension which are associa...

  20. The Dangers of High Blood Pressure Medication

    by M Amir

    "European doctors may have caused as many as 800,000 deaths in five years by following a guideline to use beta-blockers in non-cardiac surgery patients—a guideline based largely on ...

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