A heart transplant is the surgical replacement of a person's diseased heart with a healthy donor's heart. The donor is a person who has died and whose family has agreed to donate their loved one's organs. Since the performance of the first human
You might need Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery if you have a problem with your heart’s aortic valve.When this valve opens, blood goes from your heart into your aorta (the largest artery in your body) and on to the rest of your body.
A valvular heart disease is a form of heart disease that occurs when one or more of the heart’s four valves don’t function properly. Valve replacement surgery may be an option if the valves of your heart are too fragile,
Have you ever noticed your pulse in certain parts of your body but not others? For instance, it’s possible to sometimes feel your heartbeat in your stomach – and usually, that’s completely normal. Let’s explore why you can feel your heartbeat
Usually, when something takes your breath away you feel shortness of breath, it’s a good thing. But what if even basic tasks like walking a block or climbing a flight of stairs leaves you huffing and puffing? If you’re finding yourself
Even when you have several risk factors for heart disease, there are things you can do to improve your chances of avoiding it. You know you should eat healthy, exercise, and quit smoking. Here are some other steps you can take: