Posts Tagged ‘heart attack’

Vascepa, New Heart Medication Proving Its Effectiveness

Vascepa, is the hot new heart drug on the market that has grabbed everyone’s attention. The reason: Vascepa cuts the risk of a patient’s first major heart attack or stroke, by 25%.   In addition, this wonder drug reduces the risk of a second heart attack or stroke by 32%, a third cardiovascular event by…

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Hypertension Kills, Several Tips For You To Stay Healthy

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Hypertension kills. If left untreated, it can lead to a heart attack or stroke. According to Centers For Disease Control (CDC), hypertension is among the leading causes of death in the United States. Statistically, about 75 million American adults (32%) suffer have high blood pressure. That’s an astounding 1 in every 3 adults. Only 54% of people with…

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An Aspirin A Day Can Make Your Heart Worse, Not Better, Seniors

An aspirin a day can make your heart worse, not better, senior citizens. Yes, you read it correctly, it’s not a typo. Contrary to the advice seniors have been given, daily aspirin can make your heart worse, not better.   Seniors, if your doctor finds you have a healthy heart, this study shows there is…

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High Blood Pressure Putting More Americans At High Risk

High blood pressure among Americans is increasing at an alarming rate and putting them into the high-risk category for heart attacks and strokes. Currently, estimates by the American Heart Association (AHA) indicate that more than 103 million Americans adults have high blood pressure. This is nearly half of all adult Americans. The AHA estimates that…

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Heart Attack Symptoms, Causes, And What To Do

A heart attack happens when blood can’t get to your heart, and your heart muscle doesn’t get the oxygen it needs. Without oxygen, its cells can be damaged or die. The key to recovery is to get your blood flow restored quickly. Rapid medical help is critical so as to treat symptoms of a heart attack.…

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