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Cholesterol and Supplements

2020-01-17T05:25:25+00:00

I would recommend that low risk individuals who have high cholesterol levels try taking cholesterol – lowering supplements to lower their bad cholesterol levels. Actually dietary therapy such as vegetables, oats and tofu can lower bad cholesterol levels by at least 10%. By taking supplements, the bad cholesterol level can be lowered by another [...]

Cholesterol and Supplements2020-01-17T05:25:25+00:00

COFFEE VERSUS TEA SHOOT OUT: WHICH IS BETTER FOR THE HEART?

2020-01-17T05:24:32+00:00

We all know that wine has been shown in multiple studies to be beneficial in protecting against heart disease which is also known as the French Paradox. This has spurred investigations into other common beverages like coffee and tea which are consumed by more people and in larger quantities than wine. How do [...]

COFFEE VERSUS TEA SHOOT OUT: WHICH IS BETTER FOR THE HEART?2020-01-17T05:24:32+00:00

MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE

2020-01-17T05:23:54+00:00

A 60 year old man complains of progressive shortness of breath when he walks up the slope or when he walks to the nearby market. He also complains of breathlessness when he lies flat on the bed at night and has to sleep on two pillows to feel better. Occassionally, when he is sleeping, [...]

MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE2020-01-17T05:23:54+00:00

My Pounding Heart: Is it Anxiety or Atrial Fibrillation?

2020-01-17T05:22:56+00:00

What are palpitations? Palpitation is a general description of an increased awareness of our own heart beat. We may feel that the heart is beating faster, beating stronger, beating in a skipped way or beating irregularly. Some patients even describe their heart beats as fluttering or as popping out of the chest. Are [...]

My Pounding Heart: Is it Anxiety or Atrial Fibrillation?2020-01-17T05:22:56+00:00

SHAPE media query on late night snacking and heart disease

2020-01-17T05:22:15+00:00

Research is currently inconclusive of timing of eating and the development of heart disease. The bottom line is a calorie is a calorie and it does not matter when you take it. However, most people take most of their calories at night, in the US, dinner accounts for 34% of total calorie intake. Also [...]

SHAPE media query on late night snacking and heart disease2020-01-17T05:22:15+00:00

Weight loss diets – Are they good for the heart?

2020-01-17T05:16:40+00:00

Obesity is an increasing health problem in Singapore. According to the National Health Survey, obesity rates increased from 6.9% in 2004 to 10.8% in 2010. Correspondingly, the diabetes rate has gone up from 8.2% in 2004 to 11.3% in 2010. Obesity is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and for the development of [...]

Weight loss diets – Are they good for the heart?2020-01-17T05:16:40+00:00

Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)

2020-01-17T05:09:10+00:00

The heart is a vital organ that pumps blood around the body and provides the oxygen that all living tissue in the body requires. Once the heart stops its pumping, there is a sudden loss of oxygen and death of vital organs occurs within minutes. Although there may be subtle warning signs and symptoms [...]

Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)2020-01-17T05:09:10+00:00

High Blood Pressure

2020-01-17T05:07:32+00:00

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common condition that increases the risk of various illnesses such as stroke, heart attacks and kidney damage. Blood pressure rises with age and even persons who have normal blood pressure at age 55 are estimated to have a 90% chance of developing hypertension in their lifetime. A [...]

High Blood Pressure2020-01-17T05:07:32+00:00

Exercise and Heart Disease

2020-04-01T09:17:56+00:00

Exercise reduces body weight, reduces the risk of getting diabetes, lowers blood pressure and keeps the arteries of the heart in tip-top condition. There are three important parts to exercise. This is duration (how long), intensity (how fast), and frequency (how often). Although all parts are important, the good news is that low intensity workouts can be beneficial if done for enough time and on a regular basis. The average 70 kg person burns about 110 calories whether he runs or walks a mile but it would take longer time to cover that distance by walking. The American College of Sport Medicine recommends burning a 1000 calories a week through exercise. Exercise does not [...]

Exercise and Heart Disease2020-04-01T09:17:56+00:00

Amazing health care coming to your area soon

2015-12-16T08:31:30+00:00

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Amazing health care coming to your area soon2015-12-16T08:31:30+00:00