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All About The Heart Beat
All About The Heart Beat
The heart beat is a complex occurence and involves electricity, nerve impulses, muscular contractions, blood and oxygen. The human heart beats many hundreds of…...
Exercise & Healthy Eating
Exercise & Healthy Eating
The role of diet and exercise has been very well documented in recent years. Most people are aware of what they should be eating and that they should incrwease their…...
Facts and Figures: Heart Disease in the UK
Facts and Figures: Heart Disease in the UK
The statistics on heart disease in the UK show that cardiovascular disease is the single biggest killer and that different types of heart disease are rife....
Facts and Figures: Heart Disease Worldwide
Facts and Figures: Heart Disease Worldwide
Heart disease is a worldwide phenomenon and affects millions of people every year in every country of the world, whether rich, poor, developed or developing....
Giving up Smoking and Your Heart
Giving up Smoking and Your Heart
Giving up smoking is one of the single most effective ways of preventing disease of the heart or blood vessels. The effects of tar, nicotine and other chemicals found…...
Heart Health for Kids
Heart Health for Kids
There is not an early enough time to be teaching children of the hazards of neglecting the heart. Learning and awareness can be achieved through play, games, physical…...
Heart Health for Seniors
Heart Health for Seniors
The risks of heart attack, disease, angina, stroke and many other problems of the heart tend to increase as we age but by changing our lifestyles it may be possible to…...
Heart Health: Limiting Stress
Heart Health: Limiting Stress
Although stress canbe a healthy part of life, it can also have a very negative effect if present most of the time in high volumes. Reducing stress is one way in which…...
Heart Health: Moderate Drinking
Heart Health: Moderate Drinking
Alcohol continues to be researched for its beneficial effects on health, but to gain from these effects, amounts of alcohol consumed are very limited. Any amounts over…...
How a Healthy Heart Works
How a Healthy Heart Works
The heart is made up of muscle fibres and works as a pump. It allows blood to return to the lungs and become re-oxygenated before it is pumped to the rest of the body.…...
Issues Surrounding Heart Disease
Issues Surrounding Heart Disease
Reasearch has and continues to show evidence of links between ethnic background, culture and heart related health problems....
Lowering Blood Pressure
Lowering Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force of blood against the inner walls of the arteries whilst being pumped around the body. If blood pressure is above the…...
Lowering Cholesterol
Lowering Cholesterol
Lowering cxholesterol is something most of us would benefit from in order to protect ourselves from serious illness and disease in the future. By making some basic…...
The Heart: Facts, Figures and Stats
The Heart: Facts, Figures and Stats
Facts and figures about what the heart does and how hard it works, without us ever having to think about it, are interesting and amazing....
What Are Thrombolytics?
What Are Thrombolytics?
Thrombolytics are powerful given to dissolve blood clots that may endanger life and are used in emergencies only....
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