Heart Health

Heart attack

The mechanism of cough

How do we cough? What happens in you throat and lungs? This action reminds one of a pressure cooker blowing off steam.

Know your numbers for a healthy heart

120. 80. 5. 25. Zero. What do these numbers mean? Do you know yours? Knowing the status of your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, BMI and glucose levels could save your life.

Heart attack: warning signs

Take a look at this graphic to see which warning signs, in men and women respectively, may signify that a heart attack is on its way.

What is a heart attack?

A heart attack occurs when part of the heart muscle is sufficiently deprived of blood to result in death of muscle cells. This is an emergency.

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