Bradycardia is a condition in which the heart beats at a slower rate than normal, that is, the heart rate (heart rate), or heart rate, is less than 60 beats per minute. Normally, in a healthy person, heart rate is from 60 to 100 beats per minute.
Bradycardia is not an independent disease, but a symptom that indicates abnormalities in the heart. It can be the result of heart diseases or pathologies of other organs and systems.
But bradycardia can also be physiological, that is, it is a variant of the norm. As a rule, physiological bradycardia is characteristic of athletes or people engaged in heavy physical labor. Continue reading
Heart disease occupies the first place as the cause of death worldwide, and mortality from them is constantly growing. Why is this happening ?: Sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, poor ecology, constant stress, bad habits such as smoking and drinking alcohol – all this contributes to the disruption of our heart. As a result, heart diseases arise that significantly worsen the quality of life, lead to disability, and in some cases to death.
There are a lot of heart diseases, and each has its own symptoms unique to it. But doctors highlight some common characteristic signs that indicate a malfunction in the heart. Continue reading
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, myocardial infarction – and peripheral vascular disease.
Causes of Atherosclerosis Continue reading