Heart Disease

Weight Gain

Prevent Weight Gain While Quitting Smoking

Prevent Weight Gain While Quitting Smoking – “It is a fact that people, who successfully quit the habit of smoking often end up putting on around ten pounds of weight,’ says Trina Ita, Quitline, counseling supervisor for the American Cancer Society. This phenomenon can be related to two things: Quitting smoking prompts you to overeat. …

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Heart Disease

How Heart Disease Differs for Women and Men

The treatment of heart disease mostly focuses on rectifying the obstructive coronary arteries problems of heart patients. But unlike men, many of the women with heart ailments may not have this problem. Hence, their problem may be graver compared to men. C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Women’s Heart Center at the Heart Institute at …

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Stent

Study Shows Stent is a Good Alternative to Bypass

Study Shows Stent is a Good Alternative to Bypass – The less invasive process of stenting is also as effective as the widely followed surgical method to clear any blockage in the neck arteries for the prevention of strokes, as revealed by the largest comparative study. Stenting is the procedure by which flexible tubes are …

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