News tagged with heart stress

Zinc supply affects cardiac health

In addition to essential metabolic functions, the level of zinc in the body also affects the heart muscle. When oxidative stress occurs, it may be due to a shortage of zinc, which can be determined by examining the heart ...

Apr 18, 2017
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Noninvasive imaging helps predict heart attacks

Noninvasive CT angiography and stress tests can help predict which patients are likely to suffer a heart attack or other adverse cardiovascular event, according to a new study appearing online in the journal Radiology.

Mar 14, 2017
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Boosting your own defenses against heart disease

A protein found in the heart that is known to be involved in cellular stress responses in cancer cells is now believed to play a critical role in the ability of cardiac cells to combat heart disease and recover from a heart ...

Mar 06, 2017
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'Broken heart syndrome' is real medical diagnosis

The sudden loss of a job, divorce, or the death of a loved one or even a family pet are things that cause us to experience overwhelming emotions. The term "broken-hearted" is often used to describe these reactions, but it's ...

Feb 23, 2017
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Stress buster

(HealthDay)—The same system that activates the stress response in your body—the autonomic nervous system—also regulates other functions, including heart rate, blood pressure and breathing rate. But unlike most autonomic ...

Feb 13, 2017
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The effects of holiday stress on your body and mind

While you bake, deck the halls and try to pick out the perfect gift, there are stressors on your body that you may not recognize that are affecting your overall well-being. It may be no coincidence you get that annual flu ...

Dec 16, 2016
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