December 30, 2011, is a day I’ll never forget. After a long week of work, I was home on Friday evening, enjoying a favorite after-dinner treat of vanilla ice cream topped with frozen blueberries. It had been a stressful work-week, ... More >
Learning how to avoid heart attacks during Christmas is essential if you are in that category of people who are particularly susceptible to feeling stress or experiencing issues with your heart. … More >
In the early hours of the morning, I was awakened by a loud phone ringing from our living room. I wondered who could be calling at that hour as I drifted back to sleep. As an eight-year-old, I didn’t realize ... More >
Most heart diseases are chronic in nature in the sense that most heart pathologies can only be managed, they cannot be cured. With proper management and adherence to therapy, one can live a normal life depending of course on the heart disease in question and on its severity. Heart disease is one of the major killers of the 21st century. As per American Heart Association, heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. It further explains that cardiovascular diseases claims more lives yearly than all forms of cancers combined.