Cardiovascular Disease

Arrhythmia

The term “arrhythmia” refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses. The electrical impulses may happen too fast, too slowly, or erratically causing the heart to beat too fast, too slowly or erratically. Types of Arrhythmia Atrial Fibrillation- upper heart chambers contract irregularly. Bradycardia- slow heart rate Tachycardia- very fast heart rate […]       Read More...

Hypertension

Hypertension Is a blood pressure higher than 140 over 90 mmHg (millimeters of mercury). One or both readings can be high, either the first, systolic reading (the pressure as the heart pumps blood around the body) or the diastolic one (as the heart relaxes and refills with blood). Modern lifestyle factors are responsible for a […]       Read More...