Tag Archives: Heart

‘I was shocked when I was told that I might have to have open heart surgery’ – mother-of-three Rebecca Redmond

It can develop suddenly or can happen slowly over months or even years and is most commonly caused by previous heart damage – but it can and does affect seemingly healthy people. The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a new symptom checker on their website – KnowYourHeart.ie – where members of the public can go… Read More »

Don't ignore heart attack symptoms, especially while traveling

Don’t ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling, keep emergency numbers at hand. That’s the main message of a study presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 20191 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of natural death among people who are travelling, yet, so far, the long-term outlook for those… Read More »

New York woman suffers ‘silent’ heart attack, details experience to warn others

A New York woman who survived a so-called “silent” heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence are not always immediately apparent. Tasha Benjamin, who lives in East Syracuse, New York, told CNYCentral she suffered from a silent heart attack — a heart attack that has only… Read More »