Cholesterol and Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Cholesterol is a fatty wax-like substance present in all the cells of the body and it is also in transit in the blood. In fact, to test for the level of cholesterol in the body, you have to do a blood test. Usually, the body produces all the cholesterol it needs. There are occasions where […]

HEART DISEASE (CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE)

Heart disease, also known as Cardiovascular Disease, refers to a group of diseases that affect the heart. They are diseases of the arteries that supply blood to the heart and it involves narrowing, partial or total blockage of these arteries. Diseases in this group include Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), otherwise known as blood vessel disease; […]

When the heart becomes unhealthy

The heart is one of the five vital organs in the body. It is a muscular organ, located between the lungs but slightly to the left of the sternum and above the diaphragm. Weighing about 250 grams, it is usually the size of a fist. There are four chambers in the heart: the right and […]