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The Mark of a Heart Attack on Your Ear?

21 Sep 2017

If the eye is a window to the soul, could the ear be a window to the heart?

Why does heart muscle turn to bone after a heart attack?

21 May 2017

Doctors have long noticed that after a heart attack, a patient’s heart may develop what appear to be bone deposits or patches of calcium and phosphate, but they’ve never really known why. A new...

Is it true that getting angry can affect the heart?

20 Mar 2017

According to a study in the European Heart Journal, a single angry outburst can have immediate adverse effects. That’s because anger causes an increase in blood pressure and a release of the stress...

Should You Take Aspirin When Having a Heart Attack?

20 Mar 2017

There is consensus in the medical community that chewing a 325 mg tablet of regular aspirin can help reduce the severity of a heart attack. A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is usually...

Is it true that getting angry can affect the heart?

20 Feb 2017

Indeed, the risk of a heart attack or angina is nearly five times higher in the two hours following an anger outburst than at other times, and the risk of stroke is four times higher. Let’s not get...

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