Heart and blood vessels
30 Nov, 2012 - 06:46pm
Are you a spa lover? Do you like pampering yourself? If you are, then you would be delighted to know that these spas are not only capable of giving the relaxation you need, but they may also give you health benefits through the essential oils that they use.
One of the best examples where essential oils are used not only in relieving stress but also for healing is aromatherapy. This is one form of relaxation where essential oils extracted from aromatic plants are used in order to provide natural healing.
14 Sep, 2011 - 09:37pm
In Germany alone, an estimated 11,000 people at the beginning of the year were awaiting a transplant. Sadly, less than half of those on the transplant waiting list will be able to receive a transplant this year. This demand for organ transplants only seemingly continues to grow, and while science has been attempting to create artificial organs for years, they have not yet been able to successfully do so.
Furosemide is a drug that increases the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water. It is used to treat congestive heart failure or oedema or swelling related to existing heart, lung, kidney, liver disease or high blood pressure.
Do not take furosemide if you:
03 Sep, 2011 - 08:57am
New research says not getting enough slow wave sleep (SWS) is an accurate predictor for developing high blood pressure in older men. Published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association, this study shows for the first time a link between poor quality of sleep and risk of developing high blood pressure.
01 Sep, 2011 - 09:57am
A study that was recently presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2011 shows that an “electronic nose” can detect those who have heart failure. The objective of the “electronic nose” was to create a fairly non-invasive way to rapidly screen, diagnose, monitor and group those patients suffering from chronic heart failure, also known through CHF.
26 Aug, 2011 - 04:32pm
With one in four adults over the age of 45 in the United States needing to take cholesterol-lowering drugs, also known as statin medications, it’s apparent that bad cholesterol (also referred to as low-density lipoprotein or LDL cholesterol) is almost an epidemic.
Heparin is a medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood. Heparin allows the body's natural clot dissolution mechanisms to break down clots that have formed. It is used to prevent the formation of clots and extension of existing clots within the blood.
Do not take heparin if you:
Hydrochlorthiazide is a diuretic that increase the flow of urine and helps body get rid of excess water. It increases elimination of sodium and chloride in equal amounts from the body. It is used for the management of hypertension. It is used as an add-on therapy in edema associated with congestive heart failure, hepatic cirrhosis, and corticosteroid and estrogen therapy.
Do not take hydrochlorthiazide if you: