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Vasovagal Syncope

Vasovagal syncope is the most common cause of fainting and is triggered when a person’s body reacts in an exaggerated manner to factors such as the sight of blood or extreme emotional stress. Loss of consciousness is short and is caused by a sudden drop in heart rate and blood pressure, which reduces the blood […]

September 20, 2015, Arrhythmias
Obesity and Anorexia

Weight fluctuations, such as those caused by obesity and anorexia, have a major impact on the health of the heart and indicate an increased risk of heart disease.   A good weight control does not mean maintaining a slim silhouette, but a healthy weight, indispensable for the proper functioning of the cardiovascular system.   A […]

September 19, 2015, Prevention
Cancer and Food

Cancer and Food Cancer is a disease which affects a large number of people. Some of the food you consume can increase the risk of cancer from the chemicals they contain.   To avoid cancer, you must adopt a healthy, balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fibre and other natural products. The people who consume […]

September 18, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
Implantation Of Cardioverter Defibrillator

  What is a defibrillator?   The defibrillator (ICD) is an electronic device that constantly monitors the heart rhythm. When it detects a rapid, abnormal heart rate, it offers energy to the muscle, making the heart to return to its normal rhythm.   Why is an ICD needed?   Tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation are two […]

September 14, 2015, Pacemakers
Effects Of Drinking Alcohol

When the aging process occurs, everyone noticed the changes outside. However, many changes occur in the interior. Some of these relate to impaired metabolism, digesting food, and through alcohol, drugs and supplements.   For this reason, medication side effects are more common in earlier ages.   Also, older patients are more susceptible to harmful interactions […]

September 11, 2015, Prevention
Fatigue Causes

Little things that you do or do not do can make you feel both mentally and physically tired, which will turn your day into a difficult one.   If you feel lethargic even after the third cup of coffee, your lifestyle may be to blame.   Here are the most frequent situations that can make […]

September 10, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
How Can Aortic Stenosis Affect My Daily Life?

Aortic stenosis represents the damage of the aortic valve due to the obstruction of blood flow from the left ventricle into the aorta.   This pathology is the most frequent type of obstruction and is also the most common, having the third place in the frequency of cardiovascular disease in Europe and North America.   […]

September 9, 2015, Aortic Stenosis Valvulopathy
How To Avoid Sugar

Nowadays, modern food constitutes a . These foods contain, unfortunately, very much sugar and can create dependency in the consumers. Many people think that sweet foods will give them energy to finish the day well. But what they ignore is that this energy does not last more than a few minutes after consuming the sweets. […]

September 8, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet