Heart Attack

Painkillers Linked To Irregular Heart Rhythm

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some painkillers could be the cause of an increased risk of irregular heart rhythm, according to new research. Although effective for pain relief, ...

How Watermelon Can Reduce High Blood Pressure

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating watermelon could reduce high blood pressure and prevent heart attack among obese adults, a recent study has shown. Although many would assoc...

Increased Health Risks For High Blood Pressure Patients Who Fail To Take Medication

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One in four people with high blood pressure are not taking their medication correctly, putting them at increased risk of heart attack of stroke, new r...

Heart Attack Prevention: Wearable Blood Monitor To Warn Patients When They Are In Danger

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heart attacks could be predicted and prevented days in advance, using a wearable blood monitor, almost serving as a heart attack "alarm" device, new r...

What Time Of Day Are Strokes And Heart Attacks Most Likely To Take Place?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Why is the most common time for people to suffer from a heart attack or stroke 6.30am? Researchers delved into this and discovered that it's all d...

How A 15-Minute Delay Can Affect Stroke Victims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eliminating the delays of clot-busting drug reception can be life changing for stroke survivors, according to new research, as for every 15-minute del...

Heart Attack And Stroke Risk Can Double After Loss Of A Loved One

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking in any case. Little did we know however, is that bereavement can lead to serious cardiovascular issues. Grief d...

Seeking a New Route to Feeling Loved and Complete?

Tony Lobl | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Indeed, love probably means as many different things as there are people - from the unselfish care of a Mother Teresa to the heart-pounding passion of star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. Yet with Valentine's Day upon us it's the romantic variety tugging at our heartstrings, especially if we lack that special someone to share it with.

Heart Disease Prevention: Millions Could Be Prescribed Cholesterol-Lowering Statins

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Millions more people in the UK could be prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins in a bid to prevent more cases of heart disease, heart attacks and str...

Heart Health Month: Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every year over 150,000 people have a stroke in the UK and it is the third largest cause of death, after heart disease and cancer, according to the NH...

12 Ways To Quit Sugar (Or At Least Cut Down)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sugar is 2014's bogeyman, having been blamed by leading doctors and experts as being the main driver behind diabetes, heart disease and rising levels ...

Long-Term Exposure To Air Pollution May Increases The Risk Of Heart Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Long-term exposure to air pollution increases the risk of a possible heart attack - even at levels below current European limits, experts have warned....

Sun Exposure May Reduce Blood Pressure And Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure and thus cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to scientists. Research car...

Open Your Eyes

Amy Anka | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

You are sitting there watching tv one night. The chest pains are back. Your breathing is shallow. Your left arm is now cramped up and you're suffering the worst case of heartburn you've ever encountered. You're having a heart attack.

Shingles Can Increase Risk Of Stroke Or Heart Attack In Later Life

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An attack of shingles can increase the risk of having a stroke or heart attack years later, new research suggests. For people under the age of 40, ...

WATCH: What Is Crack Cocaine And How Does It Affect The Body?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While the term 'crack cocaine' is bandied about regularly on the news and in Hollywood films, it's safe to say the majority of us don't know very much...

Could This Tiny, Inexpensive Pill Reduce The Risk Of A Heart Attack?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An aspirin nightcap might reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack in the morning, research suggests. Scientists gave the painkiller to 290 hear...

Don't Ignore The Potential Warning Signs Of Heart Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Many sudden cardiac arrests may not be so sudden, according to new research. A study of 567 men who suffered cardiac arrests showed that more than ...

Heart Attack Risk: New Imaging Technique 'Can Detect Life-Threatening Blockages'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A straight-forward scan can identify patients with high risk of heart attack, say scientists. Experts have developed an imaging technique that can ...

Chocolate That's Good For The Heart: Best News We've Heard All Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As if we needed another reason to love chocolate anymore than we already do, a new dark chocolate which helps protect your heart could be on sale immi...

Heart Attacks: All You Need To Know About Symptoms, Risk, Prevention

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

To mark World Heart Day (29th September 2013) the World Heart Federation is raising awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is a conditio...

New Blood Test Detects Heart Attack Risk, Is Particularly Accurate With Women Patients

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A simple blood test could detect twice as many women suffering a heart attack as the standard NHS test, research suggests. The new test is much mor...

Heart Disease: How Music (And Exercise) Can Help

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Listening to your favourite music is beneficial if you suffer from heart disease, a study suggests. Music and exercise training combined produced t...

Heart Attack Risk Could Be Reduced By Flu Jab

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Middle-aged people with some evidence of heart disease could cut their risk of heart attack in half by having the flu jab, research suggests. The v...

Stem Cells Could Revolutionise Healing Heart Disease

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Stem cells have recently appeared in the press for being able to treat cancer, and as a recent study by UK scientists reveals, they might also be able...