Heart Attack Warning Signs For Women

It’s true, heart attack warning signs for women are somewhat different from men and what you may think you know. The media portrays heart attack victims grabbing their chest and falling to the ground, but it is not quite the same for women. Since heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, it’s best to recognize and take action with certain warning signs.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Cardiologist About Mitral Valve Surgery

The mitral valve is one of four valves of the heart which makes sure blood flows in the proper direction. Sometimes a mitral valve degenerates and doesn’t close completely allowing blood to flow back into the left atrium, with Barlow’s disease being the most severe form. Stenosis is another mitral valve problem where the valve does not open completely causing obstruction of the blood flow. Both are serious conditions and without treatment can lead to congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, and irreversible heart damage. If you need surgery, here are 10 questions to ask your cardiologist about mitral valve surgery.

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Can Hot Peppers Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack And Stroke?

If you are a fan of Mexican or Italian food, this article may make your heart skip a beat…and not just because of the hot peppers you may consume. It has long been known that hot peppers contain many healthy vitamins and health benefits, but now a study has concluded how hot peppers can potentially lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.

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