There are a number of things you can do to prepare yourself for spinal surgery. In the weeks before your surgery, eat a balanced diet as this can help the healing process. Learn more.
You can check your pulse to indicate your heart beats per minute and if the beats are regular or irregular. Learn more about how you can check your pulse.
Over half of patients suffering with atrial fibrillation (AFib) also have sleep apnoea, and patients with sleep apnoea are four times more likely to develop AFib. Learn more.
Although the cause of atrial fibrillation is not always clear, obesity is considered a risk factor. Find out more here.
Endoscopies are generally painless day case procedures. Find out more about the process here.
Achieving a healthy weight is important for the maintenance of good health in general, and cardiovascular health in particular.
Many factors contribute to the development of heart disease. Factors such as family history or age can't be changed, but diet can. Learn more.
Simple lifestyle changes, can help you reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Having diabetes can increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, stroke and poor circulation.
High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your chances of developing heart disease. There are usually no symptoms of high blood pressure.
Weightloss (Bariatric) Surgery is a big commitment. Understanding what is involved, your active role and what to expect during the process can help.
Making a conscious decision to eat a healthy diet and live a healthy lifestyle can help you improve your heart health.
Treatment is different for everyone how and when it happens and the effect it can have. We are here for you during your treatment.