Inflammation, Heart Disease, and the Most Effective Marine Oil

Disclaimer: The information provided by Dr. Ronda Behnke Theys is for educational purposes only. It is important that you not make health decisions or stop any medication without first consulting your personal physician or health care provider.

When your doctor rules out heart disease, you’ll be relieved, of course. But since there are many causes of palpitations, it might take patience to discover what triggers your symptoms. The good news is that, in many cases, you can find remedies.

With stories about health so prominent in the news, we sometimes see technical terms tossed around as though everyone understands what they mean. “Triglycerides” is one of those, it seems to me. They are talked about more and more as (hopefully) doctors are slowly beginning to realize that heart attack risk is about a lot more than cholesterol (which may turn out to be way less important than we thought).

A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow of blood isn’t restored quickly, the section of heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen and begins to die. Coronary arteries are blood vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood and oxygen. Blockage of a coronary artery deprives the heart muscle of blood and oxygen, causing injury to the heart muscle. Injury to the heart muscle causes chest pain and pressure. If blood flow is not restored within 20 to 40 minutes, irreversible death of the heart muscle will begin to occur. A heart attack often causes severe and crushing pain in the middle of the chest. This pain may then travel from the chest to the neck, jaw, ears, arms, and wrists. The person may also be cold and clammy, and their skin may appear pale and grey in color.

Red wine also has antioxidants with a similar health benefit. It also contains flavonoids along with resveratrol. Resveratrol is found in the skins of grapes, berries and some other fruits. The reds are rich in health benefits, but as in the case of chocolate the wine you choose will determine if you're drinking a goblet or flute size quantity of benefits.

Transportation of the great vessels is the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease. Transposition of the great vessels is a congenital heart defect in which the 2 major vessels that carry blood away from the aorta and the pulmonary artery of the heart are switched. Symptoms of transportation of the great vessels include blueness of the skin, shortness of breath and poor feeding.