New research suggests Aspirin and beta blockers could reduce the cardiac risks that increase following bereavement.
Inequalities in awareness, diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks contributed to an estimated 8,200 plus women dying in England and Wales over a 10-year period.
People who frequently skip breakfast and regularly eat dinner less than two hours before going to bed are less likely to survive if they suffer a heart attack.
Heart attack symptoms can differ for women compared to men. A woman shared her heart attack symptoms on Twitter to spread awareness of how the symptoms can ‘feel different’ for women compared to men. Taking to the social media platform on Sunday evening, US user @geewheezie detailed her experience.
Even young women are at risk for a heart attack, and women in general tend to present with atypical symptoms, such as what feels like indigestion, which are easy to overlook.
New research suggests going gray may have greater implications than changing your hair color: It could put you at an increased risk of having heart problems.
Is it really possible to die from a broken heart? While fans were coming to terms with the tragic death of Star Wars icon, Carrie Fisher, 60, they were delivered another painful blow as it was revealed that just one day after the actress’ death, her mother, actress and singer Debbie Reynolds, 84, had died unexpectedly after reportedly suffering a stroke. “She went to be with Carrie.
Doctors, nurses, firefighters and other shift workers know all about the effects of wonky sleep. Using animal models, scientists at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine found that that subjects on shift work schedules had more severe stroke outcomes in terms of brain damage and loss of sensation and limb movement than controls on regular sleep-wake cycles. “The body is synchronized to night and day by circadian rhythms—24-hour cycles controlled by internal biological clocks that tell our bodies when to sleep, when to eat and when to perform numerous physiological processes,” says David Earnest, professor of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics and lead author of the study, published in Endocrinology.