You’ve no doubt seen movies or television shows in which a character clutches his or her chest for a moment and then collapses because of a heart attack. Or maybe you’ve actually seen someone experience such an event—or suffered a heart attack yourself. If so, it’s possible that your symptoms
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You’re looking for a boost, and you’re wondering if there are over-the-counter energy vitamins. Perhaps you’ve taken them sporadically over the years and are thinking about taking them on a daily basis, hoping to feel more energetic.
First, realize that extreme fatigue may be a symptom of a medical condition. A
Q: I care for my sister, who has Alzheimer’s disease, and she has been yelling and slapping at me when I try to help her shower. Is her aggression a symptom of the disease?
A: Unfortunately, increasing aggression is common as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progresses. Usually, aggressive behavior tends to begin
A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction (“myo” means muscle; “cardial” stands for heart), occurs when oxygen-rich blood is blocked from reaching the heart. Most heart attacks are the result of coronary artery disease, which is a build of waxy plaque in the arteries. This plaque can build up
Having a lung disorder like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, or pneumonia can be frightening. With every breath we take, we depend on our lungs to deliver life-sustaining oxygen to our bodies—so if you struggle to breathe normally, cough, wheeze, or feel very tired, it’s important to find out
For quite some time it was assumed that the male and female heart functioned in essentially the same way. But as science advances, it’s become clearer that there are gender differences in how hearts grow, and how diseases develop and manifest.