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Coronary Angioplasty

Here is one of my old posts elsewhere on Coronary Angioplasty. It is supplemental to my recent post at: https://cardiophile.blog/category/angioplasty/

Angioplasty is a method to remove blocks from important blood vessels. 184 more words


Common Myths About Heart Disease (American Heart Month)

Heart disease is only a concern for older adults.

In fact, plaque can begin to build up in the arteries in childhood or adolescence. The number of women dying from coronary heart disease between the ages of 35 and 44 has grown in recent years. 319 more words

Heart Disease

Wellness Wednesday: Getting back to your life with cardiac rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation can’t change your past, but it can help you improve your heart’s future.

Cardiac rehab is a medically supervised program for people who have had a heart attack, heart failure, heart surgery, or other coronary intervention. 410 more words


A heart-related discount from Healthy Heart Market

Healthy Heart Market is a good online shopping alternative if you can’t find low- and no-salt offerings in your local supermarkets or food stores here you shop. 109 more words



‘Angio’ in Greek refers to blood vessel, and ‘plasty’ refers to process of forming. Angioplasty refers to formation or repair of the affected blood vessel. ‘Gram’ in Angiogram refers to a measure in Latin. 137 more words

Alleviate Chest Pain with Angioplasty - Fort Myers FL - Cardiology Consultants of Southwest Florida

Living with chest pain is frightening. You never know exactly what is going on with your heart and you can’t help but wonder if you are at risk of having a heart attack. 26 more words

Let's talk heart attacks for a minute...just a minute

Regular readers of my blog know I began this after having angioplasty to open an 80% blocked artery very close to my heart. Doctors told me I did not have a heart attack but had come very, very close on the day when I felt the pressure on my chest and it seemed like air had stopped reaching my lungs. 192 more words