In our last post, we talked about the causes and symptoms of carotid artery disease. Today, we will explain the various methods used to diagnose and treat the disease.
In our previous post, we discussed about high cholesterol and the health problems that may result from it. We will share more information about the condition today.
Most people are aware that eating fast food is detrimental to their health, but this does not stop them from visiting their favorite fast food restaurants frequently. Fast food is a bigger part of the American diet than you may think, and it puts both young and old Americans in greater danger of developing a wide range of health problems, some of which are potentially life-threatening.
In our previous article we mentioned that ACE inhibitors and ARBs are common medications used to treat heart disease. Now, we will take a look at beta blockers and calcium channel blockers. These medications are all effective in their own ways, and they have their own pros and cons, as well as side effects.
Medical experts had known for a long time that people of African descent are at a greater risk of contracting heart disease than their Caucasian counterparts. It is commonly believed that this disparity results from factors such as societal pressure and diet. For example, one theory explains that African-Americans have a higher chance of suffering from hypertension because they are more affected by racial issues. However, a study conducted by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina has shed new light on the development of heart disease in blacks.