Foods that decrease cholesterol and protect the heart

Grapes, particularly blacks, have multiple health benefits. Eat them when they are in season to prevent the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases.

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Cardiovascular disease and hot weather

Cardiovascular disease and hot weather

Hot weather can trigger many conditions such as cramps caused by heat, heatstroke, heat exhaustion. In addition, extreme temperatures increase the risk of heart attacks in people with risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

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The link between atrial fibrillation and obesity

The link between atrial fibrillation and obesity

Of heart rhythm disorders, atrial fibrillation is the most common. Atrial fibrillation occurs when rapid and disorganized electrical signals from the two upper chambers of the heart called the atria, cause uneven and rapid contraction thereof. Therefore, blood is not pumped properly in the two lower chambers called ventricles of the heart, and the heart does not function properly.

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Cardiopulmonary diseases

Cardiopulmonary diseases are the medical terms used to describe a diverse group of serious disorders that affect the heart and lungs. Treatment options vary depending on the type of cardiopulmonary disease present and may include changes in diet or lifestyle, use of medicines obtained on prescription or surgery.

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