Up to 2 million cardiovascular ‘events’ could be averted each year by doing this | American Heart Association

About 2 million cases of heart attack, stroke and heart failure might be prevented each year if U.S. adults had high cardiovascular health as defined by a set of seven metrics, according to a new study. Even modest improvements in the population’s overall heart health could make a significant dent in the number of cardiovascularContinue reading “Up to 2 million cardiovascular ‘events’ could be averted each year by doing this | American Heart Association”

U. S needs to follow New Zealand lead with miscarriage reform.

When a woman has a miscarriage it is a very traumatic experience and different women express themselves different ways, but never the less it’s very painful. I truly applaud New Zealand for caring enough about their women to now give them time off if needed for miscarriages. This is a piece of their law. ThisContinue reading “U. S needs to follow New Zealand lead with miscarriage reform.”

Overweight And Pregnant – Risks, Complications, What To Know

When you picture getting pregnant, you might think of that time as a period when you should gain weight with abandon (after all, that’s how a lot of TV shows and movies position pregnancy). But weight gain during pregnancy is actually pretty complicated—and can be even more complex if you were medically considered overweight orContinue reading “Overweight And Pregnant – Risks, Complications, What To Know”

What Is Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM)

What is peripartum cardiomyopathy? Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM), also known as postpartum cardiomyopathy, is an uncommon form of heart failure that happens during the last month of pregnancy or up to five months after giving birth. Cardiomyopathy literally means heart muscle disease. PPCM is a dilated form of the condition, which means the heart chambers enlarge andContinue reading “What Is Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM)”