Statins? Diet? Or do I just put my head in the sand?
The puzzle of the recent drop in heart attacks.
DVLA rules for heart conditions for ordinary car drivers. Ablations, pacemakers, defibrillators, heart attacks and fainting aka transient loss of consciousness TLOC aka syncope
Chest pain… It may be nothing, but it may not be… I’m not trying to scare you, but heart attacks are deservedly scary. The standard advice is if you have chest tightness that lasts for more than 15 minutes is to call an ambulance. Particularly if the pain goes to your arms or neck, ifContinue reading “Chest pain – is it my heart?”
Stents are metal scaffolds, usually coated in drugs, that can be inserted into narrowed coronary arteries to unblock them. Stents have been around since the end of the last century and have been getting better ever since – more flexible and now have drugs on them. Initially these were used for stable patients with anginaContinue reading “To stent or not to stent? The impact of the ORBITA study”