Heart Failure

heart.failure Heart failure means that your heart is unable to pump enough blood to supply your body’s needs. Heart failure can be caused by various forms of heart disease such as coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. Although you cannot

Peripheral Arterial Disease

pad Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) is when plaque builds in the major arteries of the legs, arms and pelvis. Stemming from the accumulation of hardened low-density lipoprotein in your circulatory system, P.A.D. can lead to numbness, pain and dangerous infections. Plaque

Atrial Fibrillation

afib What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that commonly causes poor blood flow to the body. Atrial fibrillation symptoms include heart palpitations, shortness of breath, tiredness and weakness. However, for many there

Stroke

stroke Stroke is classified as a brain disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It occurs when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain is blocked by a clot, or bursts. When this occurs,

Coronary Arterial Disease

coronary.art.dis Coronary Arterial Disease or CAD is the most common type of heart disease, the leading cause of heart attack and claimed an estimated one life every minute in 2009. The coronary arteries are the main blood vessels that supply the

Metabolic Syndrome

metabolic.syndrome Metabolic syndrome (also known as cardio-metabolic syndrome) is a cluster of controllable conditions, including: Increased blood pressure Elevated insulin levels Excess body fat around the waist, or having an “apple shaped” body type, in which there is more weight above