Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself

Life can be a joy, but it can also be a struggle. Most of us are victims of circumstance. When our lives are going...

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....

DIPHENYLMETHANES

A sedating histamine antagonist that prevent cardiac fibrillation and has a local anesthietic effect.

THALIDOMIDE

noun. a drug posited into the U.S. as an immunosuppressant for remediation of cutaneous developments of erythema nodosum leposum. A derivative of glutethimide, it...

BRADYCARDIA

n. a condition which manifests as heartbeat slower than normal. A slow heart rate usually reads at below 60 beats per minute, and symptoms...

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...

CARDIAC INDEX

n. a vasodynamic measure of cardiac output, meaning the volume or fraction of blood which the left ventricle of the heart ejects into systemic...

CARDIAC MUSCLE

n. a specialized type of muscle found in the heart. It is composed of involuntary, striated muscles with branching fibers which interconnect with each...

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 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....

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