The Effect of Aging on the Heart

As we age, there are certain bodily functions that begin to weaken, especially concerning blood flow to the heart. There are some conditions that may be unavoidable through the aging process, which is why preventative care is so important.

Adult Congenital Heart Disease and the 42%

Congenital Heart Disease is a condition that  refers to a defect or an abnormality in the structure of the heart. This disease usually correlates with children due to the fact that it is something one is born with, however with today’s medical advancements surgical treatment is available and these children grow into adults with Cogenital Heart Disease (ACHD). The transition from being a child to an adult with this disease is a difficult process but with the proper support system and treatment a normal life can be attained.