High Blood Pressure May Affect Unrelated Health Issues
Do you have high blood pressure? Unchecked hypertension may be the reason other medical issues cannot be resolved. Your high blood pressure could be having more effects than you know. Read on for everything you need to know.
DVT and PE: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prophylaxis
In October 2017, I developed DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and PE (pulmonary emboli) left and right. Here I recount my experience and share my accumulated knowledge of causes, symptoms, treatment, and preventative measures.
Atrial Fibrillation: My Father Is Always Out of Rhythm!
Atrial fibrillation and heart disease in general are topics that are close to my heart (no pun intended). I hope this article inspires you to look into your own health and take preventative measures where you can.
The Implantable Medtronic Cardiac Loop Recorder: A Personal Experience
Almost a year ago, I had an implantable cardiac loop recorder placed in my chest to monitor my arrhythmia. This is a short tale of that experience.
Laughter-Induced Syncope (Fainting) Is Nothing to Laugh About
Fainting while laughing is a rare occurrence, but it does happen. It's happened to me. Here I share my story, as well as more information about this condition, also known as gelastic syncope.
Safety Tips for Car Travel With a Pulmonary Embolism or Blood Clot
Do you struggle with pulmonary embolism or blood clots? Looking to stay safe while traveling? Road trips and car travel can increase the risk of blood clots. Here are a few easy things you can do to prevent these potentially fatal clots.