Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) happens when blood clots in a vein deep within the body — usually in the calf,

Nuts that reduce high blood pressure

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and strokes. A healthy diet is an important part

Could yoga be prescribed as a treatment for hypertension?

The benefits of yoga are nothing new. An ancient practice and philosophy originating in India, yoga has been shown to

Video: Omega-3 supplements don’t prevent heart disease

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Exercise may help in chronic heart failure

Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a condition characterised by damaged heart muscles, which subsequently weaken and prevent the heart from

Peripheral arterial disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition in which there is narrowing of the blood vessels (arteries) leading to reduced

Haemophilia: what is it?

What is haemophilia? Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where blood doesn’t clot properly. It is caused when blood does

Heart attack and cardiac arrest: emergency treatment

Heart attack A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction, refers to damage to the heart caused when the blood

Heart attack recovery

Most people make a good recovery following a heart attack. The heart is a tough muscle and heals very well,

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