Occupational Therapy Techniques For Stroke Patients

Rehabilitation is essential for patients who are trying to cope with some of the debilitating side effects of a stroke. When a person has...

PSEUDOANGINA

Pseudo angina mirrors the symptoms of Angina Pectoris (an indicator of a cardiac condition) but has no underlying medical evidence of heart disease.

SKELETAL MUSCLE

the muscle that gives the force to make our skeleton move. These muscles are attached to bones by tendons and often span the joint....

CARDIAC PSYCHOSIS

n. a disorganization in thought processes and a loss in social functioning as a result of a heart condition. It is often associated with...

Psychological effects of heart conditions on children

While heart attacks and strokes are possible in children, they mostly occur in adults. Instead, the majority of heart conditions that affect children are...

CARDIAC NEUROSIS

n. an anxiety reaction which results from an actual heart ailment, from worry over having a heart condition, or from fear of developing a...

MUSCARINE

can be isolated from Amanita muscaria, otherwise known as Agaric and other fungi. Muscarine stimulates a variety of acetylcholine receptors in smooth muscle, cardiac...

CARDIAC PSYCHOLOGY

n. a sub-specialty within health psychology and behavioral medicine that deals with guidance and education on the behavioral components surounding cardiac health and disease....

STRESS TEST

Is a test that is administered to obtain the person's capability to perform a particular function under a specific stressful condition. It is a...

ATROPINE

n. an anticholinergic drug derived from plants, particularly from belladonna (see also belladonna alkaloids). It is also produced synthetically. Its effects include increased heart...

Latest news