Hypertension: 6 Foods to Avoid

foods influence hypertension
April 27, 2017

Some foods influence hypertension and, therefore, health. Monitoring what we eat is a key premise for controlling blood pressure levels. We discover what foods we should avoid on a priority basis. If you have high blood pressure you are putting your heart and cerebrovascular health at risk. What to do? First, check the diet and avoid salty foods as a priority, since salt is the main enemy. Why salt bad…


How to act if a person suffering from heart attack (first aid)

chest compressions
July 24, 2016

If we find someone who may be suffering heart attack, the first thing to do is ask someone to call the emergency medical service or we must do it ourselves if he is alone. Then we must begin first aid. If it is possible try to ensure that the affected person takes a seat and try to be as calm as possible. We must also consult him if he has…


Warning signs that may be warning of a stroke

warning of a stroke
January 4, 2016

The stroke , or also known as cerebral infarction, it exists, and occurs when there is an interruption or reduction in the blood supply to the brain. Although the causes are varied, ranging from an arterial blockage from atherosclerosis to stroke, i.e. obstruction by a clot, knowing its first symptoms can be vital to prevent even greater damage. In this regard, you must bear in mind: the sooner you go…


Atrial fibrillation: What it is and how it affects us

atrial fibrillation
January 30, 2015

Atrial fibrillation is the arrhythmia, a pathology characterized by the abnormal heart rhythm and irregular, generating rapid heartbeat. The habit of snuff, the blood pressure or body mass index is three major risk factors for developing this disease that affects our heart. Atrial fibrillation needs to be diagnosed and treated. Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, in particular, one of the most common, and serious consequences for our…


Stroke: Walking to prevent

walking prevent stroke
April 11, 2014

It is not only the simplest and most natural exercise, but as researchers have found, brisk walking, at least three hours a week, you may have a protective effect against stroke. One benefit that women can reduce the risk by more than 40%. It is the recommendation that emerges from a study conducted by researchers and interesting results, confirming the beneficial effects of physical activity in the prevention of stroke….


Prevent or relieve heartburn symptoms in pregnancy

heartburn symptoms in pregnancy
March 12, 2013

Many intestinal disorders are common in pregnant women and the acidity is one of the most common, we tell you how you can prevent or relieve heartburn. Heartburn and indigestion in pregnancy Indigestion and heartburn are diseases that arise at some point of pregnancy in most women. Causes of indigestion and heartburn in pregnancy Although indigestion has the same reasons in a woman, being or not pregnant (food and drink…


Tips to identify heart problems

heart problems
January 24, 2013

If you want to know if you are a person who may have heart problems, we want to show you some tips that will help you know if you suffer from any heart-circulatory problems that may prevent you perform your activities to 100%. If you have these conditions can be a sign of circulatory problems, which can be in arterial or venous or heart, usually by fat deposits that prevent…


Fasting can reduce the risk of heart disease

May 15, 2012

Since ancient times, fasting has always been associated with religious rituals type, political protests and diets. However, new tests conducted by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center have demonstrated that the performance of a routine periodic fasting is good for general health and heart in particular. These researchers have found that fasting not only decreases the risk of coronary artery disease or diabetes, but also produces important changes in the levels…


Prevents diseases: heart care

heart care
February 21, 2012

One of the most effective ways to stay healthy is taking care of our heart. If the main muscle that keeps us alive in good health, it is likely that all goes well. The opposite can lead to serious or even fatal. We give below some basic tips for the heart remains strong: Do not smoke: it is estimated that the risk of heart disease in smokers is more than…


Cardiovascular Disease

cardiovascular disease
February 10, 2012

What are cardiovascular diseases? The CVD are a class of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels (arteries and veins). In most cases, this is due to the progressive effects of atherosclerosis in the arteries. Common examples of cardiovascular disease are related to coronary arteries, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. What are the symptoms of cardiovascular disease? Symptoms of cardiovascular disease depend on the location of the disease in…