Information and opinions presented here do not always represent the views of the American Heart Association.

All posts tagged blood clot

Third-space-manu

Locked-in syndrome leaves former athlete in complete muscle paralysis

For Patrick Stein, having even a simple conversation is a complicated and tedious process. Patrick, who lives in Northfield, Illinois, has Locked-in syndrome, a debilitating condition caused by a massive stroke that left him mentally alert and aware, but with …

Continue Reading...

Blood clot risk remains higher than normal for at least 12 weeks after women deliver babies

SAN DIEGO — Women’s blood clot risk remains elevated for at least 12 weeks after delivering a baby — twice as long as previously recognized, according to a

ID-10080664

Simple Science @Heart: Ozone alert – Polluted air may damage your heart

New research shows ground-level ozone can cause health problems linked to heart disease. Ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from cars, industrial plants and consumer products react in sunlight. People