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Archive for May, 2022

HIV and Heart Disease: What is the Link?


Date: May 31st, 2022

HIV and Heart Disease: What is the Link?
HIV is a big deal for your heart health. Without proper care, you are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke if you have HIV. That risk goes up even more if you don’t take your antiretroviral therapy (ART) every day.
HIV and heart disease aren’t such a long shot as you imagine. Even if you don’t have medical problems (like high blood pressure or diabetes) and keep your viral load low with ART, the odds of a heart attack are still 1.5 times higher than someone who doesn’t have HIV and is the same age as you.

9 Strategies to Bolster Your Immune System


Date: May 27th, 2022

Tips & Strategies to Boost Your Immune System
Immunity is the natural capacity of the body to fight off disease-causing microbes like viruses, bacteria and any foreign substance present in the body.
The immune system is essential for human survival because it keeps the body healthy by fighting off pathogens.
It comprises many cells, body organs and tissues that spread all over the body and are on the lookout for any invaders. A compromised immunity usually means trouble. So how can you boost your immune system?

Heart Failure Symptoms: What Causes the Heart to Fail?


Date: May 23rd, 2022

Heart Failure Symptoms & Tips to Remedy Them
Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can’t pump enough blood and oxygen to meet the body’s needs. It usually happens when the heart muscle has been damaged or weakened.
A heart attack, high blood pressure and coronary artery disease are some of the most common causes of heart failure. When you have heart failure, your organs don’t get enough blood flow. This causes them to work less effectively than normal.

Splash Safety: Curbing Infections Due to Splashing Blood & Body Fluids


Date: May 20th, 2022

Splash Safety in The Hospital: Avoiding Infectious Blood and Body Fluids
Healthcare workers are exposed to a wide range of infectious blood and body fluids. Splash safety, while a simple concept, is often misinterpreted and misapplied by hospital employees.
In today’s healthcare environment, there is no room for error – especially when it comes to preventing exposure to potentially-deadly pathogens.
Hospital employees must be aware of the principles and practices of splash safety – and never sacrifice personal protection to serve and/or please patients or other staff. Understanding the dangers, knowing how splashes can occur, and understanding proper procedures will prevent injuries and save lives.

Understanding Diabetic Heart Disease


Date: May 16th, 2022

What Is Diabetic Heart Disease?
Diabetes and heart disease are very common in older adults. In fact, there are approximately 4 million older adults in the United States that have both diabetes and heart disease.

This article discusses how these two common conditions affect each other and how you can avoid the complications associated with diabetic heart disease.

Can First Aid Training Boost Your Occupational Portfolio?


Date: May 12th, 2022

First Aid Training: Can it Boost Your Portfolio?

In a competitive job market, having additional skills is vital in winning the job of your dreams.

For instance, enrolling in a first aid training class can help you stand out among other job applicants or workmates. First aid skills are important emergency response techniques useful even in office environments.

Though workplace accidents are not an everyday thing, sometimes they happen and when they do, the repercussions can be far-reaching. Organizations care about employee wellbeing–most would rather work with safety-savvy employees than begin from scratch.
Most times, extra credentials like a first-aid certificate can be the tie-breaker if your CV matches another applicant’s portfolio,

First aid classes usually involve simple but crucial steps that can help rescue workers from small accidents or sudden collapses due to cardiac arrests and heart attacks.

What is Cardiac Massage and What are Some of the Cardiac Massage Techniques


Date: May 9th, 2022

A Complete Guide to Cardiac Massage Techniques
Cardiac massage techniques combine a series of tactics designed to help the heart as well as the nervous and circulatory systems.

This type of massage, also referred to as Kinesiotaping, is an innovative and unique method for treating the heart muscle. It is mostly used in athletic training but can also be beneficial for people who are suffering from different heart conditions.

Today the world is going through a health flood and more and more people are reporting weak hearts and damaged arteries.

Causes of Heart Palpitations: What Triggers Palpitations?


Date: May 5th, 2022

Causes of Heart Palpitations
The heart is part of the human circulatory system. It has four chambers and is located on the left side of the chest. The heart’s job is to transport deoxygenated blood from the body through the lungs and then oxygenate it before returning it to the rest of the body.

But sometimes, palpitations happen, leading to irregular heartbeats. So what are some common causes of heart palpitations?

7 Handy Devices to Track Your Cardiac Health


Date: May 1st, 2022

7 Heart Monitoring Devices to Consider
In today’s rapidly evolving health gadget marketplace, it’s very easy to get confused by the different devices promising to measure your heart health.

An athlete can check her performance with the automatic heart rate monitor watch, the fitness freak can keep track of his activity and diet with the fitness wristband and can even measure his blood pressure and monitor blood oxygen with a wireless blood pressure monitor.