A major challenge in diagnosing heart disease in women is that the warning signs in women may be different from those in men. Dr Stanley Chia explains what you should look out for.
A history of heart disease in the family is a risk factor, so go for a heart screening to identify any problems early.
Dr Dinesh Nair shares when heart murmurs can become a cause of concern.
Emotional stress has been shown to trigger heart attacks. Sometimes known as broken heart syndrome, it may be triggered by episodes of grief, anger or fear.
Eat and drink well. Like a car, your body needs good quality fuel to run smoothly.
Guys – listen up. Men generally face a higher risk of heart disease than women. Yet, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women.
Any form of aerobic exercise is good for the heart. Aim to exercise for at least 30 minutes, 5 times a week.
Smokers are up to 3 times more likely to suffer heart attacks. The sooner you quit, the more you can reduce your chances of getting sick.
Knowing your risks is the first step towards preventing heart disease.
Being overweight increases your risk of heart attack by 3 times.
Your sporting preference can say a lot about your personality. Here are the exercises that best suit your character – and how they can help your heart health.
When it comes to heart procedures, the last thing you need is for the treatment to burn a hole in your wallet. Talk to your insurance agent and find out how to get yourself covered.
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TAVI is a minimally invasive procedure that offers hope to patients too old or too ill for conventional aortic valve replacement operations.