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Lifestyle Disorders – Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Cardiovascular diseases are a group of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular diseases that involve blood vessels are termed...

Of Strokes, Migraines, Dementia: A Story of CADASIL

Pooja Ramchandran, Director of Genetic Counseling at Mapmygenome, writes about the benefits of CADASIL testing for individuals and their families. CADASIL stands for Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy, and its clinical symptoms include a history of migraine with aura, recurrent stroke in mid-adulthood, mood disturbances, problems with walking, cognitive decline and dementia.

Hypertension Is Preventable

Elevated blood pressure (BP) or hypertension remains an extraordinarily common strong, consistent, continuous, independent, and etiologically relevant risk factor for cardiovascular and...