Category: Heart Disease

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Heart Disease Warning Signs

Heart disease warning signs include: chest, arm, neck, and jaw pain, indigestion, sickness, sweating, a choking sensation and swollen ankles. Find out more… Scare stories from friends, family and the media about people who have suddenly dropped dead with heart disease can be frightening. Around one in ten people...

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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...

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How Heart Disease Affects Your Life

Heart disease can affect your lifestyle, including what you eat, how you exercise, what activities you do and what holidays you take. However, many people are able to continue with their lives, improve their heart health and live a fulfilling life. The effects of heart disease The impact of heart disease...

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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...

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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...