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What is Aortic Valve Stenosis by Madison Baysinger

Aortic valve stenosis (also called aortic stenosis or AS) is a condition where the heart’s aortic value has narrowed. This narrowing causes blood flowing from the left ventricle to the aorta and arteries to be impeded. It is estimated that up to 1.5 million people in the United States- with 500,000 of those being severe […]

My Experience with V-Tach (Ventricular Tachycardia) by Nick Tarnawczyk

Ventricular Tachycardia or Vtach for short is a condition that occurs in one’s heart specifically in the lower ventricles. It is when a person happens to have either an irregular fast heartbeat, and can lead to an extra beat which leads to more complications. This condition can occur anytime during one’s life whether you are […]

The Harsh Reality of Heart Disease in Women By Kelcey Rankin

Most of us think that men are at a greater risk to develop heart disease than women, but the truth is, more women than men die of heart disease each year.  One of the reasons for this phenomenon is that the symptoms are different for women than they are for men.  Women tend to deal […]

What is Down Syndrome by Sabrina Hassan

Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder which occurs when there is a full or extra copy of chromosome 21. Typically, the nucleus which stores genetic material contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, accounting for a total of 46 chromosomes that help shape the genetic make up of an individual; however, an individual with Down Syndrome will have a total […]

What is Gingivitis Gum Disease by Inayatullah Shaheen

As we all know, brushing our teeth is a good way to keep our self-healthy. A person who brushes his or her teeth one time a day, will have a little or no effects on the teeth, gums, and it wont destroys the bacteria totally. Whereas brushing two times a day and each time after […]

What is Marfan Syndrome by Jenna Visintine

Marfan syndrome is a disease that affects the body’s connective tissue which is in many parts of the body. Connective tissue provides strength and flexibility to structures such as bones, ligaments, muscles, blood vessels and heart valves. Since connective tissue is in so many places a person with Marfan’s can be affected different parts of […]

What is Atrial Fibrillation by Madison Baysinger

Atrial fibrillation (also known as AFib) is a condition where the heart’s atria beat out of sync with the ventricles because of an issue with the heart’s electrical system. This irregular beat can cause blood to pool in one or both of the atria, which increases the risk of a clot forming. These clots can […]