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Cardioversion vs Defibrillation – What is The Difference?

Sep 15, 2022

Cardioversion vs defibrillation both has the same endpoint, i.e., to deliver electrical energy towards the heart to shock it momentarily, allowing a normal sinus rhythm to kick in. This is made possible via the heart’s natural pacemaker, also known as the sinoatrial node. Defibrillation Vs Cardioversion Let’s have a look at defibrillation in detail first. […]

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15 Foods to Avoid For People With High Blood Pressure

Aug 30, 2022

Getting diagnosed with high blood pressure is nothing short of a nightmare. Plus, since there is no cure for it, you’re stuck with it for the rest of your life. In a single day, your blood flows through various pulse points as its pressure goes through multiple ups and downs. Although it might sound terrifying […]

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Defibrillators vs Pacemakers – Differences Explained

Aug 15, 2022

Both devices, a defibrillator and a pacemaker are used to treat ailments related to the cardiovascular system or the heart. To be more precise, they are techniques that help in the treatment of arrhythmias. Although the focal point of use is the same, yet they function on different mechanisms of action. Let’s have a closer […]

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Why Does One Need An Echo Stress Test?

Jul 30, 2022

Many systems in your body keep it going, one of which is the cardiovascular system. If any structure of this whole framework goes dysfunctional, then the entire framework collapses. Your heart is one of the fundamental parts that must be in order at all times. And for that, checking on it is necessary. An echo […]

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All You Need to Know About Diastolic Heart Failure

Jul 15, 2022

Diastolic heart failure is a condition where the heart has to work harder than its capacity to maintain normal blood pressure. This condition is also known as “heart failure.” The left ventricle enlarges and is unable to transmit blood at its natural rate; therefore, there is not sufficient blood to meet the body’s needs Diastolic […]

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Why Does Your Chest Pain While Swallowing? 5 Reasons Explained

Jun 30, 2022

Swallowing is a natural phenomenon that takes over after chewing the food to get it inside the mouth. Anatomically the tongue, throat, pharynx and larynx, along with all the oral cavity muscles, take part in this. The mush of food straight goes from the mouth to the esophagus. Sometimes, you may feel pain in the […]

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Constipation and Chest Pain – The Link

Jun 15, 2022

What is constipation? As per the dictionary, constipation is irregular bowel movements that happen less than thrice a week. Chest pain along with constipation is nothing new; it may be due to gas or something worse, your heart. Read along to find out whether constipation can cause chest pain related to the heart or not. […]

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What is a pericardial window procedure?

May 30, 2022

In the pericardial window procedure, the doctors surgically remove a tiny piece of the sac – pericardium of your heart that lets them drain extra fluid from it. The pericardium is a fibrous sac that envelops the heart. It is a two-layered pouch with a small volume of fluid in them. The function of this […]

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Understanding Normal vs Abnormal Echocardiogram Results

May 15, 2022

The knowledge about echocardiograms is a valuable skill that medical professionals possess. You may or may not have them at your disposal when needed. If you are a cardiac patient, then this blog will come in handy for you. We have detailed certain basics regarding what an echocardiogram is, normal vs abnormal results etc. An […]

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Anxiety And Weight Loss: How Are They Connected?

Apr 15, 2022

Sad but true, stress is a widespread problem among adults and children. For many, it can even impact their body weight. Anxiety can cause weight gain or weight loss and can be different for every person and every situation. Some people may skip meals due to stress or opt for unhealthy foods. And for others, […]

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