At first glance, it might sound like something straight out of a B-grade science fiction/horror movie ‒ transplanting a dead heart into a very living body. As unbelievable as it may sound, such a procedure was successfully completed in late ...Read More »
Tag Archives: Heart Attack
Can Spousal Death Threaten Your Health?
There are fewer things more painful in life than the passing of a loved one. The grieving process can last for months or years, and can make life’s challenges much more difficult. Aside from the emotional fallout, studies have found ...Read More »
Stroke, Heart Attacks and Cold Weather
As shown by the large influx of travelers who head south every winter, very few people enjoy cold weather. Frigid temperatures force those living in colder climates to spend most of their time indoors, and to throw on several layers ...Read More »
Could a New Blood Test Spot a Heart Attack?
One of the well-known causes of premature death in United States is heart attacks; according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 715,000 heart attacks occur each year in the United States. Making matters worse is that ...Read More »
Why Depression and Heart Disease Might be Connected
On the surface, it may seem that the only thing that heart disease and depression have in common is their pervasiveness among the American public. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 26.5 million non-institutionalized adults ...Read More »
Stressed Out All the Time? Maybe it’s Your Genes
All of us deal with stress at some point or another. However, you may have noticed that some people are more prone to stress-related irritability and outbursts than others. This may be more than just a personality quirk; your genes ...Read More »
Strategies for Preventing a Heart Attack
It’s no secret that heart attacks are among the biggest threats to the health of American adults. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 1.2 million heart attacks occur in the US each year. Of this figure, roughly ...Read More »
The Hidden Signs of Heart Attacks
It’s common knowledge that heart disease is one of the most rampant killers in the United States. Even if you have been fortunate enough not to suffer from heart disease, chances are that you know someone who has. This dreaded ...Read More »