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Cardiovascular Disease

Serum Adiponectin Levels

Scientists have learned a great deal about adipose tissue, or fat, in the past decade. In addition to being a storage depot for en...

Is Cardiac Arrhythmia Associated With CHF?

Your heart is a 4-chambered muscular pump whose sole purpose is to push blood to every other organ, tissue and cell in your body. ...

Side Effects of a Hole in Your Heart

Your heart has a right side and a left side. Each side consists of an upper chamber called the atrium and a lower chamber known as...

List of the Top 5 Heart Diseases

Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States since 1921, according to the Centers for Disease Control an...

What Does a High C-Reactive Protein Level Indicate?

C-reactive protein, or CRP, is produced by the liver as part of an inflammatory response. Your physician may order a CRP test if h...

Causes of Elevated Cardiac Enzymes

When a heart attack or other condition damages heart muscle, a variety of proteins, including cardiac enzymes, are released into t...

Foods to Decrease Platelet Aggregation

Platelet aggregation is one of the factors that leads to cardiovascular disease and increases risk of heart attack and stroke. Blo...

Drugs That Improve Cardiac Ejection Fraction

Your heart has 4 chambers: an atrium and a ventricle each on the right and left sides. Between heartbeats, blood flows into the a...

Exercise for Temporal Arteritis

Temporal arteritis causes extreme headaches and pain in the temple area of the head. Exercise does not prevent the condition, but ...

How Fast Does a Diet Affect Cholesterol Levels?

Because so many variables affect your cholesterol, it’s difficult to pinpoint an actual amount of time it takes to lower it....
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