Staying healthy while living with cardiovascular disease.
Many people think that heart attacks are a “man’s problem,” yet heart disease is actually the number one killer of both men and women in the United States.
Chronic heart failure (CHF) refers to the ongoing condition of your heart’s inability to pump sufficient blood to meet your body’s demands.
This Cardiology Patient Page will focus on medical treatment of blood clots that can cause critical illness by blocking the blood supply to the heart, brain, lungs, or legs.
Useful information on specific cardiovascular conditions.
Cardiac arrest, sometimes called sudden cardiac arrest, means that your heart suddenly stops beating. This cuts off blood flow to the brain and other organs.
What should you do? A cardiac arrest is a medical emergency. A person who has had a cardiac arrest won’t survive unless the blood starts pumping and the body
While many of us are focused on the short-term concerns about COVID-19 infection, it is also important to focus on long-term health.
Contemporary research on cardiovascular disease in sub-saharan Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is experiencing an epidemic of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) on an unimaginable scale. Disability and mortality attributable to CVDs and the traditional risk factors, including hypertension, obesity, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia, continue to rise in several SSA count
Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, heart failure and kidney disease, has been common in sub-Saharan Africa for many years, and rapid urbanization is causing an upsurge of ischaemic heart disease and metabolic disorders.
Cardiovascular Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa Compared to High-Income Countries: An Epidemiological Perspective
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the second common cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) accounting for about 35% of all deaths, after a composite of communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases.