Posts Tagged atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis: Thickening of Arterial Wall

Measurements of waist circumference (WC), waist to hip ratio (WHR) and Body mass index (BMI) are some of predictors of risk of heart attack. Waist circumference >32 inches in female and >37 inches in male have the risk of heart attack. Persons having WHR > 0.7 and BMI >30 are at the risk of developing atherosclerosis.

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HDL Fat and Niacin

Combining niacin with ezitimibe, a lipid lowering drug has been seen to have synergistic action; say researchers.

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Reeling Of Head/Cervical Spondylosis

Reeling of head is a distressing condition.In medical terminology it is called Vertigo.Here there is sensation of reeling of head or the surrounding.There are so many causes for it.It may be physiological or pathological. Mainly three systems are involved in it.The ear and related nervous system,the eyes and related nervous system or the peripheral sensory […]

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Generally speaking heart attack means assault on it’s muscles.Heart can be thought as a muscular pump,maintaining blood circulation throughout the body providing nutrition and oxygen .The heart also get supply from it’s own blood vessels to survive and function.Due to various reasons importantly blockade to it’s blood vessels, may be partial or complete, deprives it […]

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