Angioplasty

How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…opened up and plaque is surgically removed, and the angioplasty procedure, in which a stent is inserted to keep the artery open. Unfortunately, there are well-known and horrific dangers associated with both carotid endarterectomy and the angioplasty procedure. That’s why I don’t think they should…

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3 Powerful Ways to Stay Off the Cardiac Ward

…you’re going to die in the parking lot.” Presto! Grossly misinformed and frightened, people quickly embrace such “lifesaving” therapies as angioplasty, bypass, and other invasive heart procedures. Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands. The…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…stroke in women (except those with diabetes, according to recent research). 3. Aspirin improves outcomes when taken during a heart attack or after angioplasty or bypass surgery. That being said, I want to clarify that aspirin isn’t for everyone. Although it protects against ischemic stroke, aspirin slightly…

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Request a Magnesium IV for Heart Attack

…addition to increasing survival after heart attack, magnesium IV treatment smoothes out arrhythmias and improves outcomes in patients undergoing angioplasty with stent placement. It is also beneficial for acute asthma attacks, often working to relax airways when drugs are ineffective. Magnesium IV can…

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