When you are recovering from an amputation, pain and strange sensations can linger. Fortunately, there are techniques that can help. Find five techniques to deal with phantom limb sensation and pain.
Many people ask whether chelation therapy can help clean out clogged arteries, but here is why our experts say “no.”
How are erectile dysfunction (ED) and heart problems linked? Our expert explains.
Since heart risk rises as you age, modifying every risk factor you can becomes important for staying healthy.
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Unfortunately, many doctors are unfamiliar with this disease, which tends to affect younger and middle-aged patients.
When someone is short of breath or having pain in the chest, they rarely think of pulmonary embolism (PE) — a blood clot that travels through your bloodstream (generally from your legs) and gets lodged in an artery in your lung. If PEs are not treated quickly, they can cause heart or lung damage and … Read More
Do arteries only get blocked in your heart? Find out where else blocked arteries occur.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a bulge that can form in a section of the aorta, the body’s main artery, occurring in the belly area. This part of the aorta feeds blood to the lower body. The aneurysm can cause the walls of the aorta to become overstretched and weak. These aneurysms develop slowly … Read More
Are you short of breath? Here’s why it could be a heart issue? Our experts explain.
Most people who need to control their cholesterol levels are prescribed drugs called statins if lifestyle changes alone aren’t successful. Another agent that is sometimes used to manage cholesterol, niacin (or Vitamin B3), has been the subject of much debate, due to questions about its effectiveness and safety, and because of side effects such as … Read More