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Symptoms of Heart Attacks Under 50 [Video]

Symptoms of Heart Attacks Under 50 [Video]

Even with regular exercise and no signs of heart problems, women and men under 50, can still have a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the US. Smoking, hypertension, obesity, family history of heart disease are the top risk factors of a heart disease. In the...

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Are Women More At Risk for Heart Attack Than Men? [Video]

Are Women More At Risk for Heart Attack Than Men? [Video]

Heart disease is ranked as the top cause of death among men and women in the United States, and death due to heart attack is recorded every 40 seconds. The risk factor for heart attack includes age, family history, smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, diabetes, obesity, diet, and physical inactivity. Among these risk...

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9 Warning Signs of Having a Heart Problem

9 Warning Signs of Having a Heart Problem

Having clogged heart arteries is the most common cause of death for Americans. Men and women have different symptoms of heart disease and only a cardiologist can tell for sure what your symptoms mean. There are several warning signs that you need to watch out for before the condition turns to worse. If you’re concerned...

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Risk of multiple heart attack may be determined by waist size, not weight

Risk of multiple heart attack may be determined by waist size, not weight

A study published Monday suggested that a person’s waist measurement is the basis to determine their risks of heart disease rather than their weight. Study authors also said in the study that abdominal obesity not only increases your risks for a first heart attack or stroke, but also your risk of subsequent episodes in the...

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Warning: Hot flashes may increase heart attack risk

Warning: Hot flashes may increase heart attack risk

Women with frequent hot flashes are likely to have greater risks of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to initial study findings. Findings also observed a link between hot flashes and heart problems based on studies of hot flash episodes undergone by older women as well as markers for cardiovascular diseases....

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Risk of heart attack can now be predicted with 90 percent accuracy

Risk of heart attack can now be predicted with 90 percent accuracy

Oxford University scientists use artificial intelligence (AI) to see “beneath the surface” of routine CT scans and spot biomarkers which can give early red flags. According to scientists, 350,000 people could benefit from the checks every year, making sure they were getting the right treatment to prevent potentially fatal attacks. They would be given to...

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13 Common Infections That Can Worsen Heart Problems

13 Common Infections That Can Worsen Heart Problems

Stress on the body and inflammations can elevate risks in heart attacks or stroke. Respiratory infections are among those that can cause heart problems, but risks are not observed among those who got the flu vaccine. Other kinds of infections including viral and bacterial may likely lead to myocarditis or infection in the heart. Dr....