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Heart Health

Heart Health The heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of the body. This steady flow carries with it oxygen, fuel, hormones, other compounds, and a host of …

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In a Heartbeat

The percutaneous heart pump (PHP) developed at Penn State, shown here with a model of the left ventricle of a human heart, can keep a patient’s blood flowing smoothly after a heart attack. Image: Courtesy of Rob Kunz Click for …

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Chest pain

Chest pain Definition Chest pain comes in many varieties, ranging from a sharp stab to a dull ache. Some types of chest pain can be described as crushing or burning. In certain cases, the pain travels up the neck, pierces …

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High blood pressure , hypertension

High blood pressure (hypertension) Definition High blood pressure is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. Blood pressure is …

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Heart arrhythmia

Heart arrhythmia Definition Heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmias) occur when the electrical impulses in your heart that coordinate your heartbeats don’t work properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly. Heart arrhythmias (uh-RITH-me-uhs) may feel like …

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Heart attack

Heart attack A heart attack is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. Lack of blood to the heart can seriously damage the heart muscle. A …

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Treating a heart attack

Heart attack , Treatment Treating a heart attack There are two main treatment options for people with the most serious form of heart attack; an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI):a combination of medication to dissolve the blood clot and …

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Can Caffeine Make My Heart Race

Yes , Caffeine is a stimulant. Once you have reached the point where heart-racing occurs, you are well advised to see your physician for an EKG and evaluation to be sure these rapid beats are not life-threatening or early indicators …

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