Adults lack stem cells that can repair muscle after heart attack: Study

Along with findings of this study, know what stem cells are, where they are found and why they are essential for human health. Heart muscle that is lost due to a heart attack cannot be replaced in adults. Heart stem cells that might repair the heart muscle after a heart attack do not exist in…

How to Prevent the Widowmaker, the Mother of All Heart Attacks

It’s the deadliest heart attack there is. And it can strike seemingly healthy guys without warning. BY RICHARD LALIBERTE Marlin Mowery was in Texas, participating in a new employee health and wellness program for his company, when he had a heart attack. It was his first meeting of a two-day workshop, and he had done…

UC Davis diagnosing heart attacks faster thanks to new blood test

After experiencing chest pain and shortness of breath, Fair Oaks resident Stacy Talancon was cleared of a heart attack diagnosis just 30 minutes after an hs-cTnT test measured the troponin levels in her bloodstream at UC Davis Medical Center’s Emergency Department. Carole Gan BY HANNAH HOLZER August 02, 2018 03:30 PM UC Davis Health is now…

A Month Before a Heart Attack, Your Body Will Warn You With These 8 Signals

Prevention is better than cure. This simple rule applies to any disease and is especially valuable when symptoms are not properly acknowledged. Bright Side will describe crucial symptoms that might occur one month (or even earlier) before a heart attack. You don’t need to become a total hypochondriac, but a bit of health awareness never hurt anybody. Pay close attention in case you are at risk. Several often-missed…

Cardiac arrest vs heart attack: What’s the difference?

A cardiac arrest is different than a heart attack in the sense that a heart attack occurs due to a blockage in one of the arteries while a cardiac arrest is the result of abnormal heart rhythm. Not all heart attacks result in a cardiac arrest. The terms “Heart attack” and “Cardiac arrest” are often…

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Catch the signs early Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack warning signs. Some heart attacks are sudden and intense. But most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Pay attention to your body and call 911 if you experience: Chest discomfort. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center…

8 Signals That You’re Going to Have a Heart Attack

Heart attacks are a terrifying thing, especially because it’s often difficult to predict when and who a heart attack will strike. But there’s no need to live in constant fear that you’ll be the next victim of this cardiovascular episode, not if you keep an eye out for some key signals.  TipHero Here are 8 signs…

5 Surprising Reasons You’re More Likely To Have A Heart Attack

Eating a lousy diet and spending too much time in couch-potato mode are surefire ways to raise your risk of having a heart attack. But there are other less obvious factors that may be contributing to the 1.5 million heart attacks—and 500,000 deaths—that occur each year. Here are five you’re probably not familiar with, along with…

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Heart Attack Signs in Women Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort. Other signs such…

A MONTH BEFORE A HEART ATTACK, YOUR BODY WILL WARN YOU WITH THESE 8 SIGNALS

In a world full of diseases and conditions, researchers and scientists are constantly searching for cures. But the easiest way to deal with a disease and condition is trying to prevent it before it occurs. Granted, a lot of diseases and conditions are genetic, so it’s almost impossible to prevent those. But something like a heart…

Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease Few doctors, and even fewer patients, have heard of CHIP. But it is emerging as a major cause of heart attacks and stroke, as deadly as high blood pressure or cholesterol.

It’s been one of the vexing questions in medicine: Why is it that most people who have heart attacks or strokes have few or no conventional risk factors? These are patients with normal levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, no history of smoking or diabetes, and no family history of cardiovascular disease. Why aren’t they…

Is It an AFib Attack or a Heart Attack?

What’s the Difference between a Heart Attack and AFib? Many people get the conditions of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and a heart attacks confused. It is not hard to do – both involve the heart, and they can feel very similar, given the right conditions. However, they are distinct and separate conditions that are treated in…

Women’s Wellness: Understand symptoms and risk factors for heart attack

Although heart disease can often be thought of as a problem for men, heart disease is the most common cause of death for both women and men in the United States. One challenge is that some heart disease symptoms in women may be different from those in men. Fortunately, women can take steps to understand their unique…

This is What Happens to Your Heart When You Drink Energy Drinks

Caffeine on its own can be very beneficial for the mind and body. It has been proven to be able to reduce headaches, improve mental alertness and even treat conditions such as asthma and diabetes. However, when caffeine is added to a cocktail of artificial stimulants, sweeteners, and other additives it can become a toxic nightmare…