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Daily Aspirin Therapy - Understanding the Benefits and Risks

Low dose aspirin is often recommended to help prevent heart attacks, but is that all aspirin does? Are there any health risks? Read on...

How To Use A Home AED - Importance Of Portable Defibrillator Training For Home Users

If you have been wondering whether getting a home AED to improve the chances of a heart attack victim survival, then in this article we will go over portable defibrillator training, and why it is very likely that it will tremendously improve the chances that your home AED will be extremely useful.

Cardiac Defibrillator Use By Lay Persons - Can A Bystander Save A Life?

In short, if you are wondering whether a random bystander who is witnessing a person with heart attack symptoms, possibly having collapsed and unconscious, the answer is a resounding yes. This is even more true when a bystander has access to an AED machine, or an automatic cardiac defibrillator. When a lay person is at least aware of the four simple steps to help the person who is experiencing a heart attack, or cardiac arrest, the chances of victim's survival are multiplied, as every single minute counts, and it always takes many minutes before the professional help arrives...

How To Use An AED - Save Lives With Defibrillator Training

What is an AED device? AED stands for Automatic External Defibrillator, a device that can help save a life of a heart attack victim. When you are curious about using a portable AED in your home, or your place of business, and you are asking "How To Use An AED", it is important to note as a disclaimer here that you need to seek professional help first - take the automatic defibrillator training, or talk to a medical doctor first about your specific home AED defibrillator installation. In this quick article, we will go over the basic "chain of survival" sequence that will help you use an AED in an emergency, for example when you see someone who requires help. We will go over four links in the chain: Quickly diagnose a heart condition emergency and notify EMS, the emergency medical service, CPR, AED shock, Advanced life support.

What Is A Defibrillator And How an Automatic Defibrillator Saves Lives

When you are thinking about installing a home defibrillator in your home and are wondering how an automatic defibrillator works, and whether it is worth your investment, then in this article we will go over the explanation of what is AED device, automatic electronic defibrillator device, and how a lay person can use it successfully to resuscitate a person experiencing a heart failure. By doing so tremendously increase the chance of victim's survival...

How to Quickly Lower Your Cholesterol

When someone undergoes a cholesterol blood test, there will normally be four numbers returned which refer to the levels for LDL (bad cholesterol), HDL (good cholesterol), triglycerides and absolute cholesterol. The GP will be looking to see if any of these figures is significantly above the standard for your age and sex. If they are too high, then the doctor will make one of two recommendations.

How to Lower Your Cholesterol By Changing Your Diet

If you have just been told that your cholesterol levels are high, you will almost certainly be weighing out the choices that your doctor gave you. One alternative would be to take medication and the other alternative would be to modify your diet and carry out more exercise. The changes in diet are not radical, yet they could have a big impact. Exercising may be more of a problem to most people who lead an inactive lifestyle.

3 Of the Best Natural Ways to Reduce Cholesterol

There is plenty of cause to believe that all adults should keep one eye on their cholesterol levels. In early life, the body can handle a bit of abuse, yet as we become older our bodies get less able to deal with the junk we give it. Furthermore, younger individuals are usually more active than older people and exercise is a way of lowering cholesterol.

Treating Heart Disease With Aspirin

There are pros and cons to using aspirin therapy for those with heart disease. Make sure you know what to ask your doctor when it is recommended for you.

Tribulus Terrestris (Gokharu Ghana): Your Door to a Healthier Heart

The heart is one of the most important organs in our body. It is the one responsible for supplying blood that carries oxygen as well as other nutrients to the different parts of our bodies for them to function properly and well.
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