All about the heart

Love is and remains a "matter of the heart", as shown by phrases such as "I love you with all my heart" or "I have lost my heart to someone". The heart is also connected with life force, as it reacts strongly to emotions and thus also to hormones - including happiness hormones, but also stress…

" Evidently not!" or counter with expert knowledge: "Scared to death, that's unscientific nonsense!" Isn't it? The cardiologist John P. Erwin III, who teaches as a professor of medicine at the University in Texas, says the following: "It is possible to suffer health problems or death through fear."…

At major sporting events, such as the Football World Cup, even people who are usually not keen on sports become fans of their national team. If your own team plays, sports pubs are sold out and fan miles are overcrowded.
But if even out-and-out sports grouches become football fans, how must it be…

July 1st, 2017

Guest entry from Dr. Peter Kenedi

The media regularly report incidents in which drivers suffer from a heart attack or become unconscious while at the wheel. For many people, driving means stress. Poor visibility and time pressure cause the heart to race, the hands to sweat and the…

June 1st, 2017

The golden hour is commonly known to relate to a heart attack. But what does this actually mean and what happens to the heart during this period of time?

In a healthy heart, the heart muscle pumps blood throughout the circulation in order to provide the body with oxygen and…

May 2nd, 2017

The German saying “Verliebte ticken gleich” reflects that lovers are in line with each other. There is, in fact, a proven story behind it. The love and togetherness of a couple has various effects on our body, behavior, and even heart.

 

May 1st, 2017

May has been named National Stroke Awareness Month in the United States, with the goal to raise awareness and money for stroke. The UK Stroke Association also organizes their annual campaign Make May Purple for Stroke each May for the same reasons.

Stroke Facts: Did you…

July 19th, 2016

Summer. Days become longer, nights shorter. Especially when temperatures remain high at night it can be hard to get enough sleep. This exhausts people. For those suffering from heart disease it poses an additional burden. Often they are confronted with increased fatigue or in some…