EDUCATIONAL BLOGS – Epic Heart And Vascular
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Peripheral artery disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease are both caused by atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is the process of arteries narrowing and becoming blocked over time by plaque. When the arteries of the heart are affected then it leads to coronary artery disease but any arteries are susceptible to plaque buildup. Peripheral arteries are those away […]
There are many high blood pressure risk factors and some of them you have no control over, like family history, race, gender, and age. There are many lifestyle factors, however, that also put you at risk. Making changes may help you reduce your chances of developing hypertension as you age. Activity Level The CDC recommends […]
Our heart starts pumping even before we are born. It is one of the essential organs of our body, and life depends on it. The heart pumps blood and oxygen to other parts of the body; however, if it fails body stops functioning, leading to stroke, attack, and heart failure. The article will describe heart […]
Pain in the heart is a serious condition most of the time, and one shouldn’t ignore it. People complain that I can feel my heart beating in my chest when lying down. Is this normal or a warning sign our body is giving? It is commonly a sign of heart palpitation in which a strong […]
Both stroke and heart attack are life-threatening and occur suddenly. Hence, they require immediate treatment for survival. Moreover, despite being lethal, the symptoms vary in both. So to know about the differences between stroke vs. Heart attack, let us look at both in-depth and see how we can save the life of our loved one. […]
We often hear of the instant death of people due to a heart attack. There have been numerous cases when the person was healthy in the morning and left for work; however, he collapsed down after a few hours. Chest pain is an alarming sign; if you have it, get a checkup. It is also […]