high blood pressure, can someone check?... - view answer

is this better High blood pressure affects many areas of the body and can be extremely harmful to the heart. High blood pressure is a main reason for heart attacks. […]

Is this CT Angiogram result normal?... - view answer

I am a 30 year old man. I am overweight, with a buldging lumbar disc, and gall stones; but otherwise healthy. I have had an irregular EKG for at least […]

Why do they say stress is a factor of a heart attack?... - view answer

We know that if a piece of plaque blocks one of the coronary arteries it can cause a heart attack. Why does however a factor here? Does it constrict the […]

High blood pressure, is this information correct?... - view answer

also if anyone wants to edit it or help me with a concluding sentence that can lead into how it causes heart failure High blood pressure affects many areas of […]

how high is risk of heart attack (sudden cariac death) if basic hearth tests are ok?... - view answer

i heard there is still considerable risk of sudden cardiac death although my EKG/ECG as well as Echocardiogram as well as blood tests (cholestrol levels) look good. …. …reason being […]

pt. 2 please help with h.w on health conserns?... - view answer

People can have a high cholesterol level even if they have a healthy diet. true or false plaque, etc. develops in the center of the coronary arteries, not in the […]

Is there any indication in this report of heart failure? Please explain?... - view answer

The pericardial sac is adhered to the entire surface of the heart. The 402 gram heart has a tan, smooth epicardium, with the usual amount of subepicardial fat. The external […]

What would you like to ask?... - view answer

high level of bad cholestrol and triglycerides could contribute to plaque build up in the coronary arteries , often leading when of the following a)muscle cramps b)skipped heart beats c)coronary […]

Questions regarding a TIA I had three days ago…..?... - view answer

I just got out of the hospital after having a T.I.A. (Under tx. for hight B.P cholesterol for several years.. heart cath 3 yrs.ago shows mild/moderate plaque in coronary arteries, […]

Is the heart test to detect calcium deposits worthwhile?... - view answer

I have noticed a local hospital advertising a fairly inexpensive test to find heart disease early, before a person has a heart attack. To quote the advertisement: “The HEART TEST […]

Heart MRI to screen for calcium/plaque build-up. How reliable are the results?... - view answer

Per the recommendation of my doctor and based on my family history of heart disease, I had a heart MRI to check for signs of plaque in my coronary arteries. […]

How high is risk of heart attack (sudden cariac death) if basic hearth tests are ok?... - view answer

i heard there is still considerable risk of sudden cardiac death although my EKG/ECG as well as Echocardiogram as well as blood tests (cholestrol levels) look good. …. …reason being […]