Heart disease has long been viewed as a male issue, but in reality, it is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Despite increases in awareness over the past
Maybe you’ve heard of a rare medical condition called cardiogenic shock and wondered exactly what it is. Simply put, it’s a form of heart failure where a less–than–adequate supply of blood is pumped from the
When Nancy Sinatra crooned the lyrics “these boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do,” she might have been protecting her romantic heart. But her advice can also do wonders for your
For decades now, the Mediterranean diet has been touted as the gold standard diet to ward off extra pounds and disease, but the coastal diet has a few lesser-known men’s health benefits, as well.
When it comes to health, gender plays a role in how certain conditions or diseases affect us. Doctors don’t always know why one sex may be more prone to a disease than another, but the
If you or a loved one has experienced a stroke, you likely remember the symptoms well…numbness on one side of the body, vision and coordination problems, confusion and/or a severe headache. According to experts, time
You may have a sudden, severe headache, feel weak or numb on one side of your face or body, have trouble speaking or understanding, or experience confusion and/or difficulty with your vision or motor coordination.
You commonly hear about the dangers of high blood pressure, or a reading above 130/80, and ways to prevent hypertension. So you would think the lower your blood pressure reading is, the better, right? While
Aneurysms can strike fear in almost anyone due to their reputation for bursting unpredictably and fatally. Contrary to popular belief, there are steps you can take to prevent, identify and manage aneurysms. We spoke to
Chances are, you know a woman affected by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart and can cause a heart attack.