What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a kind of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). Normally, a specific group of cells begins the signal to start your heartbeat. These cells are in the sinoatrial (SA) node. This node is in the right atrium, the upper right chamber of the …Continue Reading.
After practicing medicine for 24 years as a cardiologist, Hiroko Noda-Heiny, MD, FACC, has seen an evolution in the diagnosis and treatment of women with cardiovascular disease. “Doctors didn’t previously take seriously atypical symptoms like chest pain in women. When I was in medical schoo…Continue Reading.
Surveys show that few women think heart disease is their greatest health threat. Unfortunately, it’s the nation’s number one killer, and women are its prime target. Over one-third of the women who die in the U.S. each year die of heart disease. In fact, more women die of heart …Continue Reading.
The heart is the center of your circulatory system and is responsible for delivering oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. Coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and other issues with the heart and vessels can hinder blood flow, oxygen, and nutrition to a wound. Venous skin …Continue Reading.
Do your loved ones complain about your loud snoring or even snorting during the night? Do you wake with dry mouth or headache? Do you have trouble staying awake during the day, or suffer from feelings of exhaustion or fatigue? These are all signs of sleep apnea, a common condition affecting as ma…Continue Reading.
Greenfield, IN (April 23, 2018)— The American College of Cardiology has recognized Hancock Regional Hospital for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Hancock Regional Hospital was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation in April based on rigorous onsit…Continue Reading.
The last decade has brought the issue of women and heart disease to the forefront of health awareness. Thanks to a multitude of public service announcements, media attention and the “Go Red for Women” movement, there is a general awareness that “this can happen to you.” Diet and physical …Continue Reading.