Heart disease: Not just a man’s problem
A heart attack happens when the blood flow to your heart is suddenly reduced or cut off. Your blood carries oxygen to the heart. During a heart attack, your heart muscle does not get the oxygen ... the doctor because she doesn’t have chest pain.
Here's What Happens When You Get Bird Flu
There are still many things we don't know about the H7N9 bird flu that's been infecting people all over China (and even Taiwan). Here's what we know happens when you get infected ... pumps 100 percent oxygen into your lungs with enough pressure to push ...
What's at the heart of fainting?
People pass out when the brain doesn't get enough blood and becomes deprived of fuel and oxygen ... heart to slow down at the same time blood vessels open wide. This combination makes blood pressure plummet -- and down you may go. This is what happens ...
Why Bother With Hypertension Treatment?
Stroke happens when the pressure causes a blood vessel ... high blood pressure affects the arteries that bring oxygen-rich blood to the heart. If your heart doesn't get enough, you can have a heart attack, or it can result in congestive heart failure ...
What Happens When You Get Alcohol Poisoning?
The spectre of "alcohol poisoning" looms over every bar, college campus, and raging party, but what is it exactly? And what happens if you get it? With Drunkfest ... If their heart rate is elevated and doesn't improve with intravenous fluids they will ...