One of the simplest indicators of a person’s heart health is their cholesterol levels. Cardiologist Dr. Robert Segal with Manhattan Cardiology talks about cholesterol levels, health effects, and the tests people need to know about.
Although high blood pressure is one risk factor for heart attacks, it's not the only one. Other factors like smoking, high cholesterol, a family history of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, inactivity, and stress may also raise the risk of heart attacks.
There are several reasons to have a blood pressure monitor at home, but the major one is that high blood pressure, commonly known as hypertension, frequently has no symptoms and can be easily missed.
Medical experts may employ genetic testing and CT scans to enhance risk assessments. A recent study compared genetic testing to CT scans and discovered that when traditional criteria are also taken into account, CT scans are more accurate at determining the risk of heart disease for middle-aged adults.
he Food & Drug Administration claims that sodium is actually necessary for the body and that it supports healthy muscles and nerves. Why is there such a fuss about salt and blood pressure if it tastes delicious and is good for the body? According to studies, consuming a lot of sodium increases the chance of developing high blood pressure.
Anemia and iron deficiency are terms that are frequently used interchangeably, but they have different meanings.