What is a Stent When a coronary artery (an artery feeding the heart muscle) is narrowed by a buildup of fatty deposits called plaque, it can reduce blood flow. If blood flow is reduced to the heart muscle, chest pain can result. If a clot forms and completely blocks the blood flow to part of… Read More Angioplasty

Exercises after Heart Attack

Benefit of Exercises after Heart Attack  Exercises after heart attack decreases the heart’s need for oxygen. The heart can work more efficiently. The heart pumps fewer times while still meeting the body’s need for oxygen-rich blood. Exercise reduces your triglyceride and LDL (bad cholesterol) levels. Exercise increases your HDL (good cholesterol) levels. Exercise lowers blood… Read More Exercises after Heart Attack

Foods that Reduce Cholesterol and Improve your Lipid Profile

Monitoring and maintaining healthy levels of these lipids is important in staying healthy. While the body produces the cholesterol needed to function properly, the source for some cholesterol is the diet. Eating too much of foods that are high in cholesterol, saturated fats, and trans unsaturated fats (trans fats) or having an inherited predisposition can result in a high… Read More Foods that Reduce Cholesterol and Improve your Lipid Profile