Heart Disease 15 Dec, 2017

Heart Attack In Women

Women often experience a heart attack in a different way to men, which often means they go untreated for longer. Find out more… What is a heart attack? When you think of a heart attack you may imagine someone clutching their chest and collapsing to the ground. However, the symptoms can vary enormously from person …
Heart Disease 30 Nov, 2017

Heart Disease: A Deeper Dive

Heart Disease: A Deeper Dive Heart Disease: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the types, causes and treatments, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms. What is heart disease? There are several different types of heart disease, including: Coronary heart disease Ischaemic heart disease Hypertensive heart disease Inflammatory heart disease Rheumatic heart …
Heart Disease 8 Jun, 2017

What are heart palpitations?

Palpitations, faintness and shortness of breath are the signs of a possible heart arrhythmia. An arrhythmia happens when the electrical signals regulating your heartbeat, malfunction. These malfunctions can cause irregularities or unusual rhythms in a heartbeat that should be stable. Arrhythmias can begin at any age, although they are more commonly found in older people. …