Secret Symptoms of a Heart Attack

In the movies, when people have heart attacks, they often clutch their chest in pain and collapse on the floor. But in real life, that’s often not the way it happens. We bring you the bottom line on secret symptoms of a heart attack. Hi, I’m Pilar Gerasimo, with a Bottom Line Expert report on heart attacks. I’m here today […]

For First Time, Heart Attack Info Is Female-Focused

CLARK POWELL: By checking her pulse rate and blood pressure every day, Carmela Powers can spot even the most subtle signs of heart problems. But for years, she unknowingly ignored them. Carmela would get pain in her jaw and had no idea it was a symptom of serious heart trouble. CARMELA POWERS: Down in here, this is where it would […]

Epicardial fat a risk factor for heart disease in rheumatoid arthritis

Another risk factor for heart attacks in rheumatoid arthritis… fat around the heart? Epicardial fat a risk factor for heart disease in rheumatoid arthritis Nancy Walsh writing in Medpage Today reported on a study from Vanderbilt University published in Arthritis Care and Research. Investigators found the volume of epicardial adipose tissue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) correlated with the […]

Mom Delivers Twins Following Rare Form of Heart Attack

(gentle music) – [Narrator] Seeing her healthy twin babies, Shiloh and Sage, is a blessing for Krystle Evans in a way she never could have imagined. She’d been enjoying a normal pregnancy with the twins, when she suddenly experienced intense shortness of breath and chest pain. She thought it was just the babies pressing against her ribs. – I got […]

What to Do After Surviving a Heart Attack

What to do after surviving a heart attack the aftermath of a heart attack a heart attack is a life threatening medical condition in which the blood flowing to the heart suddenly stops damage to surrounding tissues occurs immediately surviving a heart attack alternately depends on the severity of the condition as well as how quickly it is treated you’ll […]