Does Heartburn Cause Heart Problems or Attack?

3. Whether heartburn can lead to heart problems or a heart attack.

Are you experiencing chest pain and wondering if it’s just heartburn or something more serious? Heartburn and heart problems can often share similar symptoms, making it important to understand the differences between the two. While heartburn is caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and acid reflux, heart problems like a heart attack or angina can […]

ECG Accuracy & Muscle Tremors Impact Explained

Impact of movements or muscle tremors on ECG accuracy.

Are you aware of the impact that muscle tremors can have on the accuracy of electrocardiography (ECG) results? When your skeletal muscles shake, it can distort the ECG, leading to artifacts in the recordings. These artifacts can mimic various cardiac abnormalities, such as atrial fibrillation or flutter, and ventricular tachycardia. Factors like tremors without an […]

Stay Still for Accurate ECG Test Results

Importance of lying still during an ECG test.

An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that records the electrical activity of the heart. Lying still during an ECG test is crucial for accurate results. The electrical signals produced by the heart are measured through small patches called electrodes that are attached to various areas of the body. Any movement during the test can alter […]

Emerging Nephrotic Syndrome Treatments Targeting Fat Metabolism

Ongoing research on treatments targeting fat metabolism in nephrotic syndrome

You may be familiar with nephrotic syndrome, a condition characterized by abnormal kidney function that leads to excessive protein loss in the urine. But did you know that ongoing research is being conducted on treatments targeting fat metabolism in individuals with nephrotic syndrome? This exciting development aims to address the lipid metabolism disorders often seen […]

High Triglyceride Levels in Pregnancy: Know the Risks

What are the implications of high triglyceride levels during pregnancy?

If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it’s essential to understand the implications of high triglyceride levels during pregnancy. Triglycerides, a type of fat in your blood, naturally increase during pregnancy to support the growth and development of your baby. Cholesterol levels, another type of fat, also rise during pregnancy to produce hormones vital […]

Dangerous Heart Rate During a Heart Attack Explained

What is considered a dangerous heart rate during a heart attack?

During a heart attack, it’s natural to wonder about your heart rate and what it means. Does a high heart rate indicate a more severe heart attack? Is a low heart rate a cause for concern? In this article, we’ll tackle these questions and more to help you better understand the relationship between heart rate […]

Understanding Heart Rate & Mortality in Acute Coronary Cases

How does heart rate impact mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes

In patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), the relationship between heart rate and mortality has been a subject of extensive research. Numerous studies conducted in populations across the world have consistently shown that elevated resting heart rate is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. A higher heart rate has been associated with an increased […]

Lower Resting Heart Rate, Heart Health & Attack Risk

Impact of lower resting heart rate on heart health and heart attack risk?

Having a healthy heart is vital for overall well-being, and one important factor in determining heart health is resting heart rate. This refers to the number of times your heart beats per minute while at rest. Lower resting heart rate is often associated with better heart health and reduced risk of heart attacks. Several factors […]

Go Red For Women: Unveiling Silent Heart Attacks

What is "Go Red for Women" campaign related to silent heart attacks?

Welcome to the “Go Red for Women” campaign – an awareness campaign dedicated to shedding light on silent heart attacks and improving women’s heart health. Heart disease is a significant health concern, and it is crucial for women to understand the risks, symptoms, and preventive measures. With this campaign, we aim to empower women to […]