Category Archives: Heart attack

Myocardial infarction or Acute coronary syndrome or Angina

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Diabetic Patients from Having Arrhythmia and Heart Attack

Diabetic patients who have experienced a heart attack may get protection from future irregular heart beats and fatal heart attacks by taking daily doses of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA,ALAand EPA).  In the study published in the journal of Diabetes Care, … Continue reading

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Drinking Black Tea Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Black tea is a common source of flavonoids, which have been suggested to contribute to improve vascular health.  Now, a small study conducted at the University of Western Australia has shown that drinking black tea three cups a day, which … Continue reading

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Chocolate is Good for the Heart and Brain

Good news for chocolate lovers!! A new study reported that chocolate is beneficial to the heart and the brain.  The investigators performed an analysis on 7 studies to evaluate the effects of chocolate consumptions in various forms (such as chocolate … Continue reading

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Yellowish Plagues on the Eyelid Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Events

If you have yellowish, flat plagues on the upper or lower eyelid (Xanthelasmata), you might like to see a cardiologist.  A new study published in BMJ indicated that occurrence of xanthelasmata is linked to an increased risk of mycardial infarction … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Exercise Improves Survival!

We were told by doctors that we need to exercise at least 30 minutes every day to keep our bodies healthy.  Now, a new study indicated only 15 minutes a day of moderate-intensity exercise might be enough!  The new study … Continue reading

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Daily Drinking Diet Soda is not a Good Idea

Artificially sweetened “diet” soda may not be the healthier alternative as many had hoped.  A new study suggests diet soda may increase the risk of stroke, MI, and vascular death. The researchers asked the drinking habit of 2,500 people and … Continue reading

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Green, but not Black, Tea Reduce Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

We have previous reported that black tea can prevent lung cancer and modest tea consumption can cut cardiovascular disease.  Now, another new study confirmed that green tea, but not black tea, has a protective role against coronary artery disease (CAD).  … Continue reading

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Aspirin Can Prevent From Several Common Cancers

If you are taking aspirin to prevent heart attack, you should be glad to know that you might also be protected from a variety of cancers.   According to a new study published in Lancet, taking aspirin over a long period … Continue reading

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Chocolate Consumption Lower Blood Pressure and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

We previously have reported 2 studies that indicated chocolate could lower blood pressures and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.  Now, there is another study that supports the previous findings.  The latest news came from a German study that evaluated the … Continue reading

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Diastolic BP Lower than 70 mm Hg Increases CV Risk in Diabetic Patients

If you are a type 2 diabetic, you might like to maintain your blood pressure below 140/70 mm Hg but keeping your diastolic blood pressure above 70mm Hg.  This can reduce your chance of having a heart attack, according to … Continue reading

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