Heart

My Son Has The Same Heart Condition As Jimmy Kimmel's Son

Vicki Cockerill | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Parents
Vicki Cockerill

Watching Jimmy Kimmel announce to the world that he had become a father again, I saw the heartbreak in his eyes, I saw the fear, the overwhelming emotion. It wasn't just that he had become a father, but he had become a father to a heart baby.

My Message Of Hope To Heart Patients

Sudhir Choudhrie | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sudhir Choudhrie

What followed was a lifetime of health problems, mainly prompted by a leaky valve in the heart which had been discovered at the meeting with the insurance company's doctor. In 1996, my fragile but hardworking heart literally began to break - and it was to do so twice over in the coming years, both physically and emotionally.

Heartbreak

Katrine Horn | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrine Horn

So you're heartbroken. Because he or she left. Or because you realised that you had to end it. The reasons don't much matter because it hurts the same! We know that time heals all wounds but we'd just like for time to move a bit faster for the foreseeable future because what earthly use is that to you? Now?

Five Best Parenting Books You've Never Heard Of

Michelle McHale | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Parents
Michelle McHale

Is your bedside table stacked with books or muslins and wet wipes!? We've kept it so simple that we only chose five top books, the first of which is, in itself, the only book you might ever need. The rest have terrific value and can be referred to time and again.

Pacemakers Could Be Replaced By Beams of Light As Tests Show They Prevent Irregular Hearts

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Tech

A new painless treatment could replace pacemakers in patients at risk of arrhythmia, administering light beams instead of electric pulses. Lab tests h...

Why I Grieved for My Healthy Baby

Vicki Cockerill | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents
Vicki Cockerill

I am glad that I have now come to terms with grieving for what my birth could have been, with the healthy baby I could have had. The fact of the matter is I didn't have those things. I still gave birth, my child did come home, I am still a mother but to a heart warrior who I wouldn't change for the world.

To My Son, The Heart Warrior

Vicki Cockerill | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Parents
Vicki Cockerill

I know I could have been a better mother, that I could have made the effort and see people, that I could have taken you out more. I was so worried Elijah, so worried I would lose you.

Healthy Heart - How?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

When it comes to keeping your heart as healthy as possible, there are some factors such as genetics that you can't change. If you have a family history of heart disease, then you are at increased risk yourself. However, there is plenty you can do to decrease your risk whether you have a family tendency or not.

Women With Irregular Heartbeat At Greater Risk Of Heart Disease Than Men

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women with an irregular heartbeat are at a great health risk than men with the same condition, researchers have revealed. Women with atrial fibrill...

What's Your Heart Age? This Tool Can Tell You

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Worried about your heart health? If you think there might be something amiss, then this rather marvellous NHS tool can help put your mind at ease, ...

This Simple £5 Blood Test Could 'Save Many More Women's Lives'

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A £5 blood test could enable doctors to spot twice as many heart attacks in women, according to a new health study. The British Heath Foundation (...

What Does It Mean to Say Someone Is 'Cool'?

Tom Fielder | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Fielder

In effect, the mask of cool represents a certain stylised suffering and compels wonder in an outside observer: Who is this person? What has she or he experienced?... It is a performance of emotional self-control that demands the suppression of a range of emotions.

Steadfast: Make Some Noise Is Biggest Radio Appeal Ever

Jane Ireland | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

This weekend saw Steadfast, the new classical single written by Howard Goodall, help Global make history to raise more than £1 million for their brand new charity, Make Some Noise.

For Life, Love and Noah

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

My esteemed former colleague, a well-known cardiologist said that he has not met the love of his life yet. He said that the love of his life would be a woman who had birthed babies with her bare hands, held a beating human heart and walked fearlessly on the tightrope between life and death.

Miracle Mum Senses Dead Son's Heart In Transplant Recipient 5 Years Later

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

A mother whose tragic son died six years ago wept when she met the man his donor heart saved in a "completely coincidental" moment. In the miracle ...

This Could Revolutionise Heart Disease

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new pacemaker which synchronises heart rate with breathing could "revolutionise" the lives of people with heart failure, scientists say. The devi...

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 Health Month: What My Hole In the Heart Taught Me About My Body

Poorna Bell | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

It came as a huge shock to find out 18 months ago, when I could no longer catch my breath while running on a treadmill, that I had a hole in my heart - about an inch across in fact - that apparently, I've had since birth. I was very lucky in that my dad is a GP and when I told him, he dismissed my doctor's diagnosis of 'oh, it's just a virus' and frogmarched me to A&E.

Poorna Bell

Which Festive Party Foods Help Fight Cancer And Heart Disease?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There have been plenty of articles telling us how many calories a Christmas dinner or the party food buffet has, but what foods are actually alright w...

PHOTOS: Heart-Shaped Islands That Will Make You Feel Warm Inside

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Angelina Jolie has reportedly bought Brad Pitt a heart-shaped Island for £12m just off Lake Mahopac, 47 miles north of New York City. Even though ...

The Dark Side of Social Media - My Story

Charlie O'Brien | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie O'Brien

With constant stories in the media of trolling and abuse on social media sites - I've decided it's time to tell my story of how I got caught up in a dark and elaborate 20 month long hoax at the hands of one twitter follower

Hardened Arteries Have Been Linked To Alzheimer's, New Study Reveals

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Elderly people with hardened arteries are more likely to have brains that bear early signs of Alzheimer's, a study has found. The research points t...

Poorna Bell

How Can You Prevent High Cholesterol?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The UK's biggest killer isn't cancer, you may be surprised to know, but coronary heart disease. High cholesterol (LDL) is one of the major contrib...

Intuition and Following Your Heart

Amy Anka | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

For those of you who follow my Facebook page and Instagram, you would have seen that the inspirational author Paulo Coelho, whom I deeply admire, tweeted an article I wrote the other week.

What Impact Does a Heart-attack Scare Have on a Healthy 22-year-old Woman?

Rima Amin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rima Amin

By the time we met the doctor I was convinced everything was fine and almost asleep from exhaustion and pain. The doctor measured my pulse and his face dropped. He asked the nurse to do the same and her face dropped too.