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Angina pectoris (diseases)

Angina pectoris is severe pain, sometimes described as crushing, which is manifested as a pressure or suffocating feeling just behind the breastbone. This pressure is caused by a lack of oxygen to the heart and is the result of coronary heart disease. Over time, one or more of more...



Catapresan is a brand name for the generic medication clonidine hydrochloride. It is given for the treatment of hypertension, or high blood pressure. Hypertension is when too much blood is being pumped through arteries that are too narrow or blocked. I more...

ECG (tests)

ECG DEFINITION An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a method of monitoring the health of your heart. Each heartbeat is triggered by an electrical impulse produced from the special cells located at your heart's upper right chamber. Your doctor uses the ECG to search for patterns among the heart rhythms and more...

EKG (tests)

EKG DEFINITION An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a procedure used to monitor heart health. Electric impulses produced by special cells found on the upper right chamber of the heart triggers each and every heartbeat. In turn, an EKG is used by your doctor to look for heart rhythm and heartbeat more...

Electroconvulsive Therapy (tests)

ECT DEFINITION Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a therapeutic procedure wherein electrical currents are passed through the brain in order to intentionally trigger a brief seizure. ECT seems to induce brain chemistry changes that can immediately reverse the symptoms of certain mental conditions. It's often used as a last resort when other more...