Blood Clot In Lung – Known As Pulmonary Embolism The medical term for a blood clot in lung is Pulmonary Embolism. Pulmonary is the medical term for things related to the lung. Embolism here refers to the blood clot that has traveled and become stuck in the arteries of the lung. A blood clot in […]
What is a Pulmonary Embolism? A pulmonary embolism is the term for a clot trapped in the lung. It is often referred to simply as PE, which of course is short for pulmonary embolism. The clot that is trapped in the lung leads to blockage of blood flow and can be extremely dangerous if not […]
Blood pressure is perhaps the most accurate “2 minute” health test that exists. However, what used to be considered a healthy diastolic or systolic count isn’t necessarily still the same. Get up to date with the most recent blood pressure guidelines released by the World Health Organization & Center for Disease Control. It’s information worth knowing!
The most likely reason to be started on amlodipine is for blood pressure control. It causes relaxation and dilation of the blood vessels leading to lowering of blood pressure. The other reason people are started on amlodipine is for control of chest pain in people with coronary artery disease, amlodipine is thought to achieve this […]
By Julian Booker MD Stroke falls under the category of cerebrovascular disease meaning disease involving the blood vessels of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord and visual system). We all know someone that has had a stroke but many of us do not know what a stroke is. I have heard people refer to […]
Hypertension, also called high blood pressure, is the condition where one or both of your blood pressure values are elevated. When looking at your blood pressure recording you will notice two numbers. The top and bottom numbers of your blood pressure measurement are called the systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure respectively. For years, […]