Quantcast
Home » heart disease You are browsing entries tagged with “heart disease”

Snoring, heart disease and sudden death

By

So now we know better. Snoring, as a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is definitely not a benign disorder which carries no serious implications. It is linked with the development of difficult-to-treat high blood pressure, heart enlargement, heart failure, diabetes, accidents due to daytime sleepiness, memory lapses, irregular heartbeat and even sudden cardiac death (SCD).

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Snoring, heart disease and sudden death

By

We saw two patients recently in our clinic, both with problematic cardiovascular ailments. The first one was a 48-year-old overweight mechanic whose blood pressure remained high despite four antihypertensive medicines he was taking at supposedly optimal doses. His family physician was already at his wit’s end and ran out of options to control his blood pressure

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Heart disease and stroke continue to threaten health

By

Heart attack, stroke and cancer remain three of the top killers of Filipinos and pose a significant threat to millions of others, according to the Department of Health.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Decipher the heart code: 5-2-1-0-0

By

The Philippine Heart Association (PHA), the 1,500-strong association of all heart specialists in the country, is now 62 years old. It’s undoubtedly one of the oldest medical organizations in the country.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Tooth-brushing one’s way to a healthier heart

By

Earlier this week, I had the privilege to speak before members of the Philippine Dental Association (PDA), upon the invitation of my good dentist-friends—Doctors Cora Flores, who’s the current PDA president; Nannette Vergel de Dios and Agnes Claros.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Dallas nurse who survived Ebola must wait for dog
  • Quarantined US nurse says ‘made to feel like a criminal’
  • US: Envoy to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa
  • Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
  • Old Palo houses face another storm
  • Sports

  • Mo’ne Davis throws out 1st pitch at World Series
  • Petron notches 2nd Liga GP win
  • Ginebra rips listless Kia
  • Red Cubs cement San Beda sweep
  • Arroyo fuels Assumption San Lorenzo golf double
  • Lifestyle

  • Bench sale for breast cancer awareness
  • A new era in publication
  • Death threats
  • How do we create sacred spaces in our lives?
  • Growing market for pre-loved bags (pre-loved men? not yet)
  • Entertainment

  • Jack Bruce, bassist of rock band Cream, dies aged 71
  • MiG applauds ‘X-Factor’s’ Marlisa
  • ‘Trick or Thrill’
  • Finally, a date with Hot Hunk
  • Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo
  • Business

  • PDI reaps 5 top awards in business journalism
  • Execs from Harvard bring adobo to US market
  • Execs with expense accounts, rejoice!
  • Spawning giant clams for livelihood
  • Anti-impotence drugs seized
  • Technology

  • MMDA impounds Uber car
  • DOJ forms team to prosecute sex and other cybercrimes
  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese; Beijing students cheer
  • SC reminds netizens: Nothing stays private on Facebook
  • LTFRB goes after Uber vehicles; MMDA disagrees
  • Opinion

  • Walking the talk
  • Pope Francis and social movements
  • Legal philosophy
  • No picnic
  • More You, less me
  • Global Nation

  • VFA must be clear US forces ‘visiting’ not ‘invading’—expert
  • Prayers for Pope: Politicians to repent, for mother’s sins
  • NYC marathon runner to raise funds for PGH
  • The Pinoy is a US airport manager
  • Effect of failed marriage on conditional US resident
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement