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Heart Valve Replacement

The Best Time to Have Heart Valve Replacement Surgery

Heart valve replacement surgery is typically recommended when a heart valve is not functioning properly. If it isn’t treated, the valve may weaken further, causing damage to the heart or other organs. Signs that you may need heart valve replacement surgery include shortness of breath, chest pain, and fatigue. Here, we look at what heart…

Drinking and heart health

Drinking and Your Heart Health

Are you joining thousands of people cutting back on alcohol this month? Dry January isn’t just a great opportunity to reflect on our drinking habits, but also to understand the impact alcohol has on our heart health. In this blog, we explore how drinking impacts the health of our heart, and the benefits of cutting…

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Hypermobile EDS and the Heart

Thought to affect between 5000 to 20000 people throughout the world, Hypermobile EDS is a rare disease that can run in families. It is the most common type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and can greatly impact a patient’s daily life. Here, we explore what Hypermobile EDS is, and how it impacts heart health. What is Hypermobile…

COVID and heart health

COVID and Your Heart Health

Most people who get COVID will experience respiratory symptoms – typically a cough, fatigue, fever and shortness of breath. But, they usually recover within a few weeks. However, for some people who experience severe illness with COVID, it can also have a harmful effect on your organs. Including your heart health. Research into the virus…

Top Doctors

Dr Konrad Grosser Receives Top Doctors Status

Dr Konrad Grosser has been awarded a Top Doctors membership, in recognition of his professional expertise and medical excellence. Top Doctors is a leading digital company in the identification of expert private specialists and clinics, and it only recognises skilled medical specialists at the highest level. Only one in ten specialists who apply to be…

High Cholesterol

Is High Cholesterol Dangerous for My Heart?

October is National Cholesterol Month, and this year people are urged to learn more about their cholesterol levels and how to manage them correctly. High cholesterol is known to have a significant impact on our health, and particularly our heart. If left untreated, high cholesterol can lead to strokes, or a heart attack. Here, we…

Signs of a heart problem

Hidden Signs of a Heart Problem

In the UK, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by a circulatory or heart problem. For men, heart disease is one of the leading causes of death, yet it often produces little to no symptoms. Approximately 7 million people are thought to currently have undiagnosed high blood pressure, one of the leading risk factors of…

Erectile function and cardiovascular disease

Erectile Function and Cardiovascular Disease

Practically all men experience erectile dysfunction at some point in their lives. However, did you know it could be a sign of a more serious problem? Erectile function is linked to cardiovascular disease, so it could be a warning sign that something isn’t right. Here, we will look at how erectile function and cardiovascular disease…

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Early Menopause and Increased Risk of Heart Problems

A new study published within the European Heart Journal, has revealed that early menopause increases the risk of heart problems. The earlier women go through the menopause, the more at risk they were found to be of developing atrial fibrillation and new on-set heart failure. So, why does going through the menopause early increase the…