A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to part of the heart tissue, or myocardium, is interrupted by a mechanical blood flow problem. The most common cause of a heart attack is because of a blockage, also known Continue reading What is a heart attack?
Ziac is used to treat high blood pressure (Hypertension). It is a combination medicine consisting of a beta-blocker (bisoprolol), plus a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide) a diuretic. Beta-blockers slow down the force and rate of heart contractions, decreasing blood pressure levels. Simultaneously Continue reading What is Ziac prescribed for?
By Ann-Marie Waters, Associate Editor. There is no blanket ban on flying after a heart attack, TIA (transient ischaemic attack) or stroke. However, each airline has it’s own regulations regarding eligibility. The first step you need to take is to contact Continue reading Can I fly after a Heart Attack, TIA, or Stroke?
Deaths from heart disease and Stroke wipe out over four hundred thousand Americans, and one hundred and twenty thousand people in the United Kingdom each year! And yet we now know more about the physiology of the heart than ever Continue reading Why is there so much heart disease?