Heart Diseases

What is triglyceride? Why does it increase? How to reduce body fats?

Triglyceride is a type of fat in the blood, sometimes it is called lipid. It is the final product obtained from digestion of fats in foods.



What is Coronary Artery Disease? Symptoms and treatments

Coronary artery disease (ischemic heart disease) develops as a result of narrowing or occlusion of the blood vessels that feed the heart.

Electrocardiogram (EKG & ECG): Procedure, risks and results

ECG, or electrocardiogram, is the process of recording and analyzing electrical activity produced by heart cells that enables the heart to function.

What is atherosclerosis? Causes, symptoms and treatments

Atherosclerosis is a disease caused by narrowing and hardening of the blood vessels due to the accumulation of plaques in the artery.

Angiography (Angiogram): Preparation, procedure, results and risks

Angiography is an examination of blood vessels under X-rays using a kind of medical dye. It is performed by physicians in the angio laboratories.

What is ischemia? Causes, symptoms and treatment of ischemic attack

Ischemia is a serious condition in which blood flow to any organ in the body is stopped. During ischemia, blood vessels providing oxygen to brain, is blocked.

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