Stenocardia: a portrait of a disease

Stenocardia or angor pectoris is a widespread disease among middle-aged people and seniors. Quite often people refer to it as breast-pang because of the painful area - retrosternal pain. Sometimes it is referred to as coronary artery disease due to the fact that the disease is caused by localized obstruction in coronary artery, which entails mionectic blood supply rich in oxygen.In this article we‘ll tell the difference between stenocardia and Miocardial Infarction; also how to identify it, ...

Stress & Our heart: an intimate glimpse

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If you are in a constant stress, your organism "thinks" that you are chasing around or fighting. Under such circumstances it starts to produce such hormones as epinephrine  and glucocorticoid in vast numbers.At the same time your organizm slows down the process of production somatotropin, which is considered to be an important hormone for our growth. What other phenomena can be observed in our organizm at that rate?In situation like that a rise in blood pressure is observed. So cordis strugg...