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Heart Disease
Aug 28, 2018 3 min
What is a heart arrhythmia?

Why does heart health matter?

The heart is the beating centre of your body. It pumps blood around the system, providing cells with the oxygen and nutrition they need to survive. A pumping heart is essential for life, but our food, activity and lifestyles can…

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Feb 23, 2018 4 min
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How heart disease affects the respiratory system

Heart disease affects the respiratory system by causing irregularities in the way fluid is carried away from the lungs. Looking after your heart health is extremely important for your whole body, especially your lungs. Find out more. Heart disease and…

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Jan 5, 2018 4 min
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Heart Disease Warning Signs

Heart disease warning signs include: chest, arm, neck, and jaw pain, indigestion, sickness, sweating, a choking sensation and swollen ankles. Find out more… Scare stories from friends, family and the media about people who have suddenly dropped dead with heart…

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Dec 15, 2017 3 min
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Heart Attack In Women

Women often experience a heart attack in a different way to men, which often means they go untreated for longer. What is a heart attack? When you think of a heart attack you may imagine someone clutching their chest and…

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Dec 15, 2017 5 min
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How Heart Disease Affects Your Life

Heart disease can affect your lifestyle, including what you eat, how you exercise, what activities you do and what holidays you take. However, many people are able to continue with their lives, improve their heart health and live a fulfilling life. The…

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Nov 30, 2017 14 min
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Heart Disease: A Deeper Dive

Heart Disease: A Deeper Dive Heart Disease: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the types, causes and treatments, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms. What is heart disease? There are several different types of heart disease,…

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Jun 8, 2017 3 min
What is a heart arrhythmia?

What are heart palpitations?

Palpitations, faintness and shortness of breath are the signs of a possible heart arrhythmia. An arrhythmia happens when the electrical signals regulating your heartbeat, malfunction. These malfunctions can cause irregularities or unusual rhythms in a heartbeat that should be stable.…

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