Covid vaccines and heart disease

Are COVID vaccines safe for people with heart disease? We’re answering some of your questions on the #WorldHeartDay2021.  Q: I have a history of heart disease, heart attack or cardiovascular risk factors. Should I get a vaccine? Absolutely. Remember, you are at increased risk of severe complications from COVID-19, so you should be the first […]

Euro 2020 heart attack: what is a defibrillator implant and how does it work?

Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen has made it into headlines after suffering a cardiac arrest during his country’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland in Copenhagen.  Saved by CPR administered to him on the pitch, he now will live with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), a small electronic device which can prevent fatal heart attacks by discharging […]

Six exercises for a strong heart

Physical activity is vital for a healthy heart. Exercise is an effective tool for strengthening the heart muscle. I can also help you keep your weight under control and protect you from the artery damage caused by high cholesterol, blood sugar and high blood pressure that could lead to heart attack or a stroke. If […]

Do varicose veins lead to blood clots & stroke?

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins that usually occur on legs and feet. They may be blue or dark purple, and often look lumpy, bulging or twisted. While experiencing varicose veins you may feel aching, heavy and uncomfortable legs, swollen feet and ankles, burning or throbbing, muscle cramp, particularly at night.  The symptoms usually […]

Connections between Coronavirus, hypercoagulability & stroke

How severe coronavirus provokes hypercoagulability and strokes As the novel coronavirus pandemic progresses, scientists discover that some patients with severe development of COVID‑19 suffered from complications such as acute ischemic stroke (AIS). In order to understand this phenomenon, researchers turned to data and found out that these patients often developed the so-called hypercoagulability, the increased […]

Rankel Cardiocode Application In The Sport Industry

Challenges of professional sport Sport is an integral part of human life, social structure and in one way or another it is present in the life of every person. Sport has a great  impact on health and physical development, it forms the basis of human culture, introduces moral principles and aesthetic tastes. That is why […]

Heart attack deaths in 2020 and what can we do with it in 2021?

Heart attack: how does it happen? The human heart beats almost every second and this pace is maintained throughout a person’s entire life. But it may drastically change in case of a heart attack or so-called myocardial infarction. What is myocardial infarction? It is when the blood flow to the heart muscle is blocked. Plaques […]