All posts within: heart disease

Oct
11

peripheral artery diseaseThere is encouraging news for all those with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a debilitating condition that can result from smoking or diabetes and can increase a person’s chance of developing a heart attack or stroke, and sometimes leading to limb amputation. Medicare is now going to pay for the cost of treadmill therapy once recommended and supervised by a health care… read more


Posted October 11, 2017
Tags: Diabetes Care, heart disease, Senior Health

 

Jan
24

post heart attackWhen a heart attack strikes - and for hundreds of thousands of people, that’s going to be sometime this year - there’s no time to plan a course of action or contemplate the everyday ways in which life will change post heart attack. As with anything, the simplest defense is a good offense, and being prepared now can (literally!) save you a lot of… read more


Posted January 24, 2017
Tags: heart disease, Senior Health

 

Feb
20

Living with heart disease greatly increases a person's risk of having a heart attack. Because of this, it's vital for heart disease patients and their caregivers to be able to recognize the warning signs of a heart attack in order to receive immediate, life-saving medical attention. A heart attack can come on suddenly, but most are prefaced by some mild pain and discomfort. The following are heart attack warning signsread more


Posted February 20, 2014
Tags: heart disease

 

Feb
06

A heart attack is a frightening and life-altering event for a person and his or her family. Not only is the person physically vulnerable, but specific lifestyle changes must be made to improve health and prevent another attack. Caring for an elderly family member who is recuperating from a heart attack can be very stressful for family caregivers. It is important for caregivers to recognize that and take strides to show love to themselves as… read more


Posted February 06, 2014
Tags: heart disease

 


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