A Good Heart Medicine – Laughter

People with heart disease are 40 percent less likely to laugh in a variety of situations compared to people of the same age without heart disease. “Laughter is the best medicine” when it comes to heart this phrase is true. Research suggests laughter can decrease stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase HDL, the “good” cholesterol. Laughter, along with… Read More A Good Heart Medicine – Laughter

Health News – Good News for Heart Attack Patients “Heart Damage can be Reversed”

Cardiac muscle cells die due to a lack of blood flow,during a heart attack, but researchers at Stanford University have identified a protein that can be administered via a patch to help repair that damage. There is currently no effective treatment to reverse the scarring in the heart after heart attacks, this finding may open door… Read More Health News – Good News for Heart Attack Patients “Heart Damage can be Reversed”

Angioplasty

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