Loading...

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Support Groups > Resources
Heart, Blood and Circulatory System :
Heart Attack

A heart attack happens when blood flow to part of the heart is disrupted, causing heart muscle in that area to begin to die. Heart attacks are usually caused by coronary artery disease which makes fatty deposits called plaque build up inside the arteries of the heart.

Join our support group for heart attacks to learn more by meeting doctors and other patients with heart disease who can help.

 

Join this Group


 

One Hour of Weightlifting a Week May Cut Your Risk for Heart Attack
One hour of lifting weights a week may decrease your risk for heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, reports a new study. The findings of the stu.....
Coronary Calcium Tests Can Better Predict Heart Attack Risk
Coronary calcium tests can help predict heart attack risk better, reports a new study.

Checking calcium levels of arteries which surround a.....
Grieving Spouses with Sleep Problems are at Higher Risk for Heart Disease
Grieving spouses with sleep disorders have a higher risk of chronic immune activation which makes them more susceptible to heart disease, reports a ne.....
Poor Aerobic Fitness in Kids May Up Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Risk
Risk factors of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes accumulate in kids who have poor aerobic fitness, reports a new study. The findings of the .....
Eating Fish, Vegetables May Lower Hypertension-related Heart Disease Symptoms
Consuming a diet rich in fish and vegetables may help reduce hypertension-related heart disease symptoms, reports a new study. The findings of the stu.....


Top 10 Health Issues in Women
What puts women´s health at risk as they get older? Find out more about the top 10 health issues faced by women... Read More
What is a Heart Attack | How to Prevent Heart Attacks - Myocardial Infarction Smoking
Heart attack is the death of the heart muscle due to loss of blood supply. Simple guidelines to avoid heart attack are listed... Read More
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW) - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is caused due to an extra electrical pathway in the heart, which increases the heart rate... Read More
Health Benefits of Walnuts | Walnut Health Benefits
Walnut, the world’s healthiest brain food has unique health benefits ranging from weight management to prevention of various cancers. Nutrition facts are listed... Read More
Vascular Dementia - Causes, Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia. Though it has no cure, you can still learn to manage its symptoms and lead a joyful life... Read More
Truncus Arteriosus - Types, Risk Factors, Clinical Features, Management & Prevention
Truncus arteriosus is a birth defect in which there is only one main artery in the heart that conveys blood both to the lungs and to the rest of the body... Read More
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) - Triple Bypass Surgery
Triple bypass surgery, an open heart surgery involves grafting blood vessels from either the chest or leg onto 3 blocked blood vessels... Read More
Hypertriglyceridemia - Causes Risk Factors Symptoms Signs Diagnosis Treatment
Triglycerides are a form of the fat, the major energy source found in our blood. High triglyceride levels/ hypertriglyceridemia are associated with conditions like pancreatitis... Read More
Takayasu Arteritis - Causes - Symptoms - Signs - Diagnosis - Treatment - Complications
Takayasu arteritis is a type of vasculitis that affects the aorta and its branches... Read More
Syndrome X
"Syndrome X" or "Metabolic syndrome" is a group of conditions that puts a person at risk for diabetes and heart disease. With Syndrome X, the risk of developing heart disease jumps twenty fold... Read More



Member Sign In

Remember me
Forgot Password?
Sign up now


Medwonders has 227243 Members and 444 Groups.
Last Updated - Nov 15, 2018 - Designed & Content Managed by Medindia4u.com Pvt. Ltd.
Copyright © 2018 Medindia4u.com Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved.