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There’s more to the heart than love

The phrase “the healing power of love” may sound like a line from a cheesy romantic novel, but did you know that there are many scientific studies clearly supporting this? Good relationships—be they romantic, platonic, or with a pet—play a part in supporting good health, especially when it comes to the health of the heart, by reducing the incidences of cardiovascular diseases and mortalities.

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Calcified plaques increase the risk of heart attack.

‘Plaque’ is made up of extra cholesterol, calcium, and other substances in the blood. Over time, plaque builds up in the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the heart

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Arrhythmia: Keeping Pace With What To Do

This blog introduces the Arrhythmia center and CardioInsight, sheds light on the diagnostics, treatment and management of arrhythmia.

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Atrial Fibrillation Ablation at Bumrungrad International | Actor and Producer Gary Wood shares his story

Gary Wood was the picture of good health until the night his heartbeat went out of control. It was atrial fibrillation.

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TAVI: A Minimally Invasive Solution for Aortic Valvular Stenosis

Life expectancy is increasing worldwide due to factors such as improved hygiene and advanced medical care.

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How Old Are You Really?

Everyone wants to age gracefully, but many of us will develop chronic conditions such as heart disease, adult-onset diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol that may negatively impact life expectancy as well as quality of life.

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Surgery Team’s 15-year Effort to Heal Children’s Hearts

Fulfilling its community responsibilities has been a guiding principle from Bumrungrad Hospital’s early beginnings.

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About Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia is a heartbeat that is too slow, too fast, or irregular. Learn more in our infographic.

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Heart Attacks are Different for Women

What does a heart attack feel like? Movies and TV shows have helped promote the heart attack stereotype of a man in his 60s suddenly grabbing his chest as he is overcome with intense chest pain.

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