I never really went around thinking I was going to have a heart attack. It was one of the farthest things from my mind. I thought it’d be nearly impossible for me to have a heart attack. But I did, and it was quite a rude awakening. I got up that morning and had cereal […]
in this lecture we’re going to cover anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents so let’s get right into it anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents are used to treat thrombotic disorders or unwanted clot inside a blood vessel which can lead to heart attack or stroke but before we discuss their mechanism of action let’s quickly review the clotting […]
High blood pressure is often called the silent killer because it can go without symptoms for many years. While it’s damaging the blood vessels in the heart and brain, by the time a stroke or a heart attack occurs a high blood pressure has wrecked its damage without symptoms.
In people with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, aspirin use is associated with overall benefit. Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of cardiovascular events, but the benefits and risks of aspirin as primary prevention in patients with diabetes are unclear. In this multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 15,480 adults with diabetes but no evidence of […]
If you have a stomach ache that’s no fun, but it’s just your stomach that hurts. If you stub your toe, that sucks but at least it’s just your toe! But, if your head hurts it is all-consuming. You just want to crawl under a blanket and stay there forever. Why is that? What is […]
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