Living with Atrial Fibrillation

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 >

Social Support helps improve outcome in Heart Disease patients

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.