Heart attack pains are not always in the chest. Shortness of breath is a very common presentation of heart attack. Other symptoms can include pain in the back, the jaw or the arm. These alternative symptoms are more common in older people and more common in women.
We know now the people who have regular sleep are less likely to have coronary disease and we recommend that people sleep at least seven hours ideally eight to nine hours a day. Snoring can be a sign that at night times you’re not getting enough oxygen and that stress actually raises your blood pressure. […]
7 Foods that Help Lower Hypertension Within 15 Days Hypertension depends on many different factors. Having said that, what you eat is always a decisive factor in keeping blood pressure levels healthy. Its up to you to take care of one of the most dangerous enemies of your cardiovascular health. After all, its the one […]
DR. RODGERS: Women with diabetes can lower their chances of heart attack or stroke by managing their blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol, and not smoking. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Barbra Streisand, legendary director, singer, actress, producer and co-founder of the […]
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For the millions of people living with diabetes worldwide, a UAB study brings exciting news. The first successful treatment to boost the body’s own insulin production. Researchers and patient advocates call it a breakthrough better yet the drug is already on the market and it’s cheap a 30 year old generic blood pressure medicine called […]
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Your blood pressure numbers could change your life. Talk to your doctor about creating a plan that works better for you. Start taking the right steps at ManageYourBP.org
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that appears during pregnancy. It’s not there before you get pregnant. We think it’s possibly because the body can’t make enough insulin to cope with the extra demands of pregnancy. We usually see gestational diabetes developing in the second or third trimester of your pregnancy. And that’s after […]