This report presents procedure volumes forecasts for some of the most common cardiovascular and peripheral vascular surgical procedures performed in the five EU countries of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK (5EU). The forecast period covered by this report is for the years 2016 through 2021. This report also presents an overview of the… Continue reading Surgical Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Procedures Volumes to 2021
Having too much stress, for too long, is terrible for your heart. If you’re often stressed, and you don’t have good ways to manage it, you are more likely to have heart disease, high blood pressure, chest pain, or irregular heartbeats. The stress itself can be a problem. It raises your blood pressure, and it’s… Continue reading Stress and Heart Disease
Everyone knows that keeping stress levels low is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Managing stress can have all sorts of positive effects on your health, like lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which can lead to a decrease in the risk of heart disease. But have you ever wondered if stress itself can directly… Continue reading Can stress cause a heart attack?
Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States. In this Spotlight, we outline 16 foods that, when consumed as part of a well-rounded diet, might help to keep your heart healthy. There are many things you can do to help keep your heart healthy and disease-free. You can schedule an annual… Continue reading What are the best foods for heart health?
A clothespin-like device that reduces mitral valve leakage may offer a new treatment option to those seriously ill with heart failure. The nearly 2 million Americans with severe heart failure face unique challenges. Simple tasks such as short walks and climbing the stairs at home can lead to shortness of breath. Those with the condition… Continue reading The MitraClip Shows Promise in Managing Severe Heart Failure