Heart Attack

The Truth about Coconut Oil and Why the AHA Has It Wrong
There are currently more than 1,500 studies showing the health benefits of coconut oil. I use coconut oil often. So, I was caught by surprise when a recent headline for a USA Today article read, “Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healt... Read More
Left Arm Pain: What Could It Mean?
Do you ever feel random sensations such as pain, tingling, numbness, or stiffness in your left arm and wonder what could possibly be the cause? Most people tend to automatically associate any unusual left arm pain or discomfort with a heart attack or... Read More
Post-Heart Attack Survival: Increase Your Chances by 47%
Look, you’ve heard all about the benefits of exercise when it comes to promoting cardiovascular health and reducing the risk of a heart attack. But, you know what? There are no guarantees in life. However, if you do suffer a heart attack and are an... Read More
What Does Heartburn Feel Like? A Basic Guide to Heartburn
Heartburn is the worst. It can happen at the most inopportune times. You went out and had a great dinner (maybe some drinks, too), you’re lying down in bed, and it just hits you. Burning in your chest and throat, making sleep and comfort impossible... Read More
Shoulder Pain and Heart Attacks: Are They Connected?
It seems like every year we get a little closer to understanding heart attacks better and better, especially possible symptoms. That’s good because the sooner we can recognize the signs of a heart attack, the quicker we can respond with the correct... Read More
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women
Think of the flu symptoms you experience. It can begin as discomfort in the chest, pain or pressure in the back; neck; or jawline, or even lightheadedness and nausea. Women take heed; it may be the onset of a heart attack! Heart attack symptoms in wo... Read More
The Link Between a Silent Heart Attack (Ischemia) and Diabetes
When a diabetic suffers from a silent heart attack (ischemia), it is also called a silent diabetic heart attack. In other words, the individual won’t even know that they’re having a heart attack. Many people who suffer from one disease are at ris... Read More