Matters of the heart

Matters of the heart

Internationally, congenital heart disease is one of the most common forms of birth defects in children. Priya Kulasagaran looks at what this disease entails and how it manifests. In Malaysia, the Health Ministry estimate...
Stress and your heart

Stress and your Heart

“*Teck Leong, 33, has been feeling dizzy and has frequent heart palpitations. At work, he is under immense stress to hit his sales target and has been smoking a pack of cigarettes a day, eating unhealthily and staying ...
secrets to a healthy heart

Secrets to a Healthy Heart

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) or also known as heart diseases are ranked as the number one killer in the world. According to the World Heart Federation, 17.1 million people die of CVD and stroke every year, which represe...
heart a to z

Heart Conditions — Demystified

By Edeline Anne Goh Medical jargon can be hard on the ears if you’re not a health professional. This is true no matter which aspect of medicine is up for discussion but let’s look at one of the most prevalent conditi...
heart attack

Heart Attack Know the Signs

You may heard of people getting heart attacks, but can you recognise the warning signs? The signs may vary and usually last for at least 10 minutes. You may experience one or more of these symptoms below:   1)   ...