Heart Attack Risk

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More Young Adults Developing Heart Disease

An alarming trend in heart disease has taken hold among younger adults. The incidence of heart attacks in people under age 40 is on the rise.

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack

People often confuse heart attack and cardiac arrest. A heart attack can sometimes trigger sudden cardiac arrest, but most do not.

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Patient Has Steady Success with Integrated Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease

Denise Burris treated the process of getting her weight, diabetes and cholesterol numbers under control like a resolution, as well as a lifestyle shift and journey.

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Research Links Pollution to Cardiovascular Disease

The researchers estimate that pollution was responsible for nine million deaths worldwide in 2019, 5.1 million of which were due to cardiovascular disease.

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Why Heart Attacks Are on the Rise in Younger People

From 2006 to 2016, heart attacks for people younger than age 40 have increased by 2 percent every year. What is driving this trend?

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UH Physicians Recognize New Mom's Heart Symptoms as Serious, Not Stress

Jana Thomas knew something was wrong a few days after giving birth to her second daughter. When she described her symptoms to people, most told her she was stressed and tired from recently giving birth.

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What a Preventive Cardiologist Can Do For You

A preventive cardiologist practices a subspecialty of medicine that is focused on lowering patients’ risk for developing heart disease and having a first heart attack or stroke.

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Respiratory Therapist Breathes Easy After Heart Attack

David Diaz was awakened in the middle of the night by a tingling sensation in his arm. Thinking that he must’ve slept on it wrong, he tried to shake it off. But it got progressively worse and was followed by sweating and chest pain.

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