How do you react when your boss at work gives you an unrealistic target or a deadline? Does your heart start beat faster? Do you start breathing heavily when you’re stuck in the traffic and you have a flight to catch? Do you feel like getting a heart attack when your exam nears? Or, do you stay calm and deal the situation? Life is not hunky dory for anyone and we all are exposed to a wide variety of stress in our day-to-day life.
Smoking and the use of other tobacco products, causes or worsens numerous diseases and conditions. Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things that most former smokers have ever done. Common fears and misconceptions about quitting smoking can make things even more difficult for potential quitters. Most of these fears are not true. Find out more on the myths and facts of smoking.
Myth: Chronic angina is a disease. Fact: Chronic angina is not a disease; it is a symptom of a heart disease. The heart problem that usually leads to chronic angina is coronary artery disease..
Myth: Cholesterol is worst Fact: It's misleading to call cholesterol an artery-blocking fat because cholesterol performs many important functions essential for the internal milieu.
Myth: Is angiography a risky procedure? Fact: It is an invasive procedure , however the risk of coronary angiography is very low (less than 1% chances of a major complication).