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Through MSN, I’ve discovered an interesting site parade.com A slide that they’ve featured caught my eye because I believe it provides valuable information: 4 Diseases You Can Fight with Fitness by Michael O’Shea. The article mentioned that regular exercise lowers blood pressure and reduce cholesterol. Heart attack can really be a silent killer. Recently I’ve [...]

I remember reading in the papers sometime back that a very young lady had to undergo open heart surgery to repair her mitral valve- and other than chronic sinus, she did not seems to have other health complaints. In the same article, it was mentioned that a study have indicated that patients with heart valve [...]

Judging increases isolation and separation, because it emphasizes our differences rather than our similarities. Whenever you judge yourself or others as being inferior or superior, better or worse, smarter or dumber, prettier or uglier, stronger or weaker, fatter or thinner, richer or poorer, you still feel separate  Judging reinforces our preconceptions and thus limits our [...]

Unlike the fatty and MSG laden food whuch one usually find in Chinatown, the typical home cooked meals from a modet Chinese household is simple, easy to learn, tasty, nutritious and can can fit well into a diet plan. Usually served with a bowl of plain rice with 3 dishes and soup. A passage written [...]

There are cases where children who get a persistent fever during children eventually develop heart valve disease.  Rheumatic fever can be the cause of the heart valve disease due to the bacteria Streptococcus A which infects the throat. Symptoms such as: constant fatigue shortness of breath water collecting around the ankles being unable to breathe properly [...]

Symptoms by a sufferer: For several weeks I have had severe burning sensations in my left shoulder blade and in my elbow and lower left arm. About 4 months ago, I had a round of heart tests done due to chest pain. I had an echo, stress, and cardiac cath done, all tests were negative. [...]

I chanced upon an interview did today in Astro Awani channel (in Malay language) on the heart attack amongst the younger generation. Younger people are getting heart attacks and require a heart bypass  compared to 20 years ago when mostly the patients are above 60 years old. A professor at HUKM (Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia) [...]

A procedure to remove a blockage in the heart would cost RM35000 and above in IJN (Institut Jantung Negara). At other private hospitals, it would cost even more. This is more than what some would earn in a year. Others like hole in the heart surgery would cost few hundred thousand and if done overseas- [...]

"If you are aggressive, impatient, intensely competitive and anxious to succeed, you may end up in a coronary care unit attached to an electrocardiograph"    ----Vernon Coleman He further adds.. It was discovered that the people who were getting heart attacks were usually male and commonly under great pressure. They managed to show that these [...]

In this instance, the person had been getting enough sleep but wondered why he still feel very tired. Of course, if any discomfort felt at the chest or left shoulder/hand region, one should get it medically checked. Few years ago, a friend of a friend passed away from heart failure. She was appearently healthy, not [...]

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