Wednesday 27 February 2013

7 Hidden Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

You know the classic Hollywood image of a heart attack: A man clutches his chest and falls to the ground. But a heart attack typically looks far subtler in a woman, with a constellation of symptoms (fatigue, heartburn, indigestion, sudden dizziness, and troubled sleep) that develop over hours, days, or even weeks. It's tempting to write off these signs as "nothing, really," but the more of them you have, the more likely you're suffering a heart attack. If you suspect you're having a heart attack, call 911 immediately.

Plagued by Fatigue?

woman yawning yawn

Fatigue is a common complaint, and one that may indicate you're missing out on sleep, fighting a virus, overextending yourself, or experiencing a side effect due to medication. That said, unusual orextreme fatigue can be an early heart attack symptom or a warning sign of heart disease. In one study, more than 70% of the women surveyed experienced marked fatigue in the days or weeks prior to their heart attacks.

Troubled Sleep

woman in bed not sleeping

This symptom, although a little trickier to identify, has to do with any unusual or prolonged disturbance in your sleep patterns -- not that you stayed up until 1 a.m. A recent study revealed that almost half of the women who had recently suffered a heart attack also experienced sleep disturbances in the days or weeks leading up to their attacks

Shortness of Breath

woman coughing

Having trouble taking a deep breath but don't think you have asthma? Unexplained, severe shortness of breath during normal daily activities is one of the most common early heart attack symptoms in women, as is coughing.

Heartburn and Indigestion

woman with heartburn

When it comes to heartburn, a rich meal isn't always to blame. Nearly 40% of women who have had a heart attack say they experienced heartburn or indigestion shortly before the attack. Heart attack symptoms in women may also include unexplained nausea or vomiting. Women are twice as likely as men to experience gastrointestinal problems when having a heart attack.

Unexplained Anxiety

nervous woman biting her nails

More than one-third of women experience extreme anxiety as an early heart attack symptom. Yep, a heart attack can mimic a panic attack. Unfortunately, this can delay lifesaving treatment. If you suddenly feel unusually anxious for no reason at all, call for help, pronto.

Widespread Pain

woman with teeth cheek pain

Although sudden chest pain is considered a classic heart attack symptom, only about 30% of women report experiencing it. Women also report pain or discomfort in other areas of the body before or during a heart attack. Pressure, tightness, aching, or burning in your upper back, neck, shoulders, and arms -- or even in your jaw or throat -- can indicate a heart attack. Women have also described their chest pain as sharpness, fullness, or tingling.

Dizziness and Sweating

blurry hand
Nearly 40% of women suffering a heart attack say they feel dizzy or light-headed. Another 40% also break out in a cold sweat. It's easy to write off both as symptoms of menopause, but sudden dizziness can also be a symptom of stroke, so check with your doctor to be safe.

“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.” ― Herophilus

Son admits cutting mother into pieces, spreading her parts around the South Bronx

Police have identified the victim as 45-year-old Tanya Byrd. A witness told police the victim's head, hands, torso, legs and shoulder were thrown among other garbage bags on Eagle Avenue near 158th Street in the Melrose section early Tuesday. Police sources said her son, 23-year-old Bashid McLean, confessed to the gruesome murder.

Tanya Byrd

A schizophrenic South Bronx man confessed Tuesday to dismembering his mom and scattering her body parts in garbage bags across the South Bronx, police sources said.
Deranged suspect Bashid McLean, 23, implicated himself in the gruesome death after investigators recovered a saw inside the apartment where he lived with victim Tanya Byrd and his 7-year-old brother, Nasyr.

Suspected killer Bashid McLean, 23, had help dumping garbage bags filled with mom Tanya Byrd's remains, say authorities.
Cops also found a shopping cart used to lug 52-year-old Byrd’s severed body parts from their home to four locations within walking distance of the murder scene, police sources said.
Byrd was terrified by McLean, who was on probation after coming at two cops with a knife in 2010, and suspected that he was battering little Nasyr. The younger brother has Down syndrome, according to one neighbor.

“I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Bashid killed her,” said a 43-year-old woman who lives in the building on Westchester Ave. in Melrose. “She was afraid of that boy. . .He was a hellion.”
When bruises began appearing on the special-needs child, Byrd suspected her older son, the neighbor said.

“Bashid had a problem controlling his rage,” said the neighbor. “He had creepy eyes. Didn’t like to look you in the eye — but when he did, they went right through you.”
Although McLean called police to report his mom was missing, he quickly emerged as a suspect in the gruesome killing, police sources said. Cops were questioning him at the 40th Precinct stationhouse late Tuesday.


McLean’s sister, Porsche Lovett, who visited him at the stationhouse, said he showed no remorse. “He looked me in the eyes and told me he did nothing wrong when he killed her,” she said. “I don’t know who he is.”Byrd’s body parts were stuffed in garbage bags and scattered throughout her neighborhood, with a dog walker spying her right leg protruding from a pile of garbage around 5 a.m., police said.
Three heavy-duty plastic garbage bags stuffed with body parts were found nearby.

The victim’s head, hands, torso, legs and shoulder were pulled from the trash bags, the sources said.
The brutal killing left McLean’s family members reeling — despite Bashid’s history of aggression and mental health problems.
“He did destructive things,” said his father, James McLean. “He set fires; nobody could control him. ”
The dead woman’s sister said Bashid nursed a grudge against Byrd over his placement in foster care while his mom battled a drug problem. They reunited when he turned 18.
“I want people to know my sister was a good mother,” said Cassandra McLean. “She always took care of him.”

2face Idibia's baby mama, Sunmbo Ajaba, to wed

One of 2face Idibia's baby mamas, Sunmbo Ajaba, is set to wed the senior pastor at Royal Christian Centre, David Adeoye. 

Their wedding has been fixed for Saturday May 4th 2013. Their court wedding will hold Thursday May 2nd at the Ikoyi registry. They already held their introduction ceremony.

David and Sunmbo have been friends for many years but their friendship changed after David lost his wife, Folake Adeoye in November 2011. Sunmbo is one of the active members in pastor Adeoye's church and is a committed choir member who leads the praise and worship. Her event company handles most of the church events.

Anxiety over Akeem Shodeinde’s health

For those who have been wondering about the whereabouts of Akeem Shodeinde, owner of Movada Night Club, one of the biggest night clubs in Nigeria located in Ikoyi, Lagos,  it was gathered that he has been under the weather in the past few months. One of his close friends disclosed that the night club owner had been battling with diabetes and kidney related diseases   in the last few years.
He was said to have traveled to India for treatment last year and actually seemed to have recovered only for the sickness to relapse a few months ago. An inside source said: “Akeem is very ill and has been advised by his doctors to stay off alcohol and smoking.” At the moment, his health is said to have deteriorated and he has lost weight. He is also said to be undergoing treatment at one of the private hospitals on Victoria Island, Lagos.
He no longer appears and has left the club business for his brother to run. The story of his illness provides an explanation for his sudden and continued disappearance from the social scene.

Pope Says Goodbye to the Faithful

The pope rode through the crowd in his famous Popemobile. He had two days left...

Devotees gather for Pope Benedict XVI’s final general audience of his pontificate on St Peter’s square, at the Vatican.

The pope's emotional farewell referred to "turbulent seas" experienced recently...

 On the eve of his historic resignation as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, faithful offer their admiration, respect and loving act in honor to Pope Benedict XVI from all over the world. The pope has two days left before he takes the historic step of becoming the first pontiff in some six centuries to step down instead of ruling for

The 85-year-old pope's audience was blessed with sunshine.

The media coverage of the event was massive, as shown here by a line of...

The crowd frequently cheered "Benedetto!", as Benedict is known in Italian.

His appearance wasn't without the protection of body guards, who stood watch as...

A cheering crowd of some 150,000 were estimated to be at the event by the...

Prince Jackson's 16th birthday gift: a career

Prince Jackson To Guest On 90210

Michael Jackson's son Prince Jackson is set to make his acting debut with an appearance on 90210. According to, Jackson will guest as Cooper, a traumatized teen who finds a deep connection with Silver(Jessica Stroup).
The pair share a moment of discovery about the fragility of life in the new episode, which is filming this week.
Prince joins a host of celebs to boast recent appearances on 90210, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Ryan Lochte, Nelly Furtado, Carmen Electra, Ne-Yo,Denise Richards, Taio Cruz, Joey McIntyre and Terrell Owens.

The news comes at a busy time for Prince, who also recently accepted a gig as a special correspondent for entertainment Tonight.
"I'm looking to become well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter and actor," Jackson told ET's Brooke Anderson last week.


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Pose Nude for L'Officiel Hommes

The parents-to-be posed nude for French magazine L'Officiel Hommes, and in a verysteamy cover shot, the sexy pair are wrapped up in each other's arms in an intimate embrace.

Kanye's muscular back is on full-display as he holds his ladylove close, while Kim makes a sensual expression and clutches the back of her baby daddy's head with her perfectly manicured hands.

The French magazine isn't the only cover the E! star has been gracing as of late. The mama-to-be is also featured on Cosmopolitan's April cover and she opens up about marrying her man inside the issue:
"[Marriage] is something I know that we both want in our future, but I don't have this sense of urgency about it," she told the mag. "I have this best friend who understands me and helps me through all my tough experiences, and vice versa, you know? It just feels like this is it for me."

More pic of kimye's pose:

Kim and Kanye_Make Love_News

Two arrested over acid attack

Remember the young woman we blogged her story some time ago, who was left partially blinded by an acid attack? 

The good news here is that the police announced that two people had been arrested.

Naomi Oni

Naomi Oni, 21, suffered extensive injuries in the incident in Dagenham, east London, in December. Over the weekend several media organisations reported a theory that the wounds may have been self-inflicted.
On Monday the Metropolitan police said they had arrested a 21-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man, believed to be acquaintances of Oni.
The woman was arrested on Friday and the man on Sunday, both on suspicion of being involved in causing grievous bodily harm. Both have been released on bail. In an unusual move, police made clear that the woman arrested was not the victim.
Oni told the Evening Standard newspaper: "I've only just come out of hospital after having surgery on my eye. To see this story saying that I'd done it made me so angry and really hurts. There's no way I would have done this to myself. I want the person who did this to be caught."
She said her attacker was wearing a niqab and gave her a "cold stare" before throwing the liquid at her from behind. It was reported that detectives who examined CCTV footage had found no sign of anyone in a niqab in the area when the attack took place.
Detectives renewed their appeal for witnesses to the attack, which happened in the early hours of 30 December after Oni got off a bus near her home.
The Met said: "Police would like to speak with a potential witness who got on the route 368 bus at Barking railway station and got off at Lodge Avenue at around 0045 hours on 30 December. He is described as a black man, around 20 to 30 years, 5ft 5in in height and of medium build, wearing a black jacket and a black hooded top with blue jeans."

Miss Nigeria 2013.......Who wears the Crown?????

The 38th annual Nigerian beauty pageant form is out, this is calling on all  ladies aged between 18 and 26, 5ft 7inches and above, and fluent in English, to enter for the 2013 pageant. 

Casting will take place in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt and Benin as contestants would be judged on their intelligence, poise, talent, character and potential to be an ambassador for Nigeria.

Beth Model Management in partnership with African Times Network (ATN) and DAAR Communications Ltd brings to you the Nigeria Beauty Pageant. This is an epitome of Nigerian culture and tradition that breeds beauty in its rarest form. 

Poise tips with Andy and the Miss Nigeria Contestants

The contestants will not only carry a worthy title but will also serve our great nation by becoming ambassadors and positive role models to Nigerian women and Nigerians in the Diaspora.

Meanwhile 36 contestants would be selected to participate in the reality TV show 'The Making Of A Queen' and thereafter, only 21 would be selected to participate in the grand final.
Darren Decker / Miss Universe Organization / Handout / Reuters

The winner of the pageant would be selected based on her beauty, personality, character, interest in current affairs and charitable deeds as an ambassador of Nigeria. 

The grand prize includes N3 million, a brand new luxury car, full scholarship to any higher institution in Nigeria, 1 year paid apartment, a diamond encrusted crown, 1 year modeling contract, and many more.

"Since 1957 the Miss Nigeria Pageant has set high standards of beauty, elegance, sophistication and social responsibility of a Nigerian woman".

“you can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” ― Stephen King

Ngozi Nwosu Off To Germany For Emergency Medical Care

ngozi nwosu germany treatment

Nigerian actress Ngozi Nwosu has left the shores of Nigeria for Germany where she is expected to be treated for kidney and heart related issues.

Her PR person said she is expected to be back in the country by the end of March.
Popular TV comic actress Ngozi Nwosu is currently sick and bed-ridden,the versalite actress has been on the movie scene professionally since 1985 till date.
The report from her present state of health is not cheering at all .
She is seriously sick and needs the prayers of all well-meaning Nigerians and her fans across the globe to pull through. The doctors in the private hospital she was in last week says her kidneys are leaking.
However she had refused to go to any hospital but her friends insisted and made plans to carry her there. Right now she is incoherent and barely talking well. 

Ngozi Nwosu in her active acting days



Missing 30-year-old petroleum engineer found dead

A missing petroleum engineer with an oil company in Lekki, Lagos State, Mr. Akanbi Oluwatoyin, has been found dead.

Oluwatoyin (r) and the car he drove in on the fateful day
Oluwatoyin (r) and the car he drove in on the fateful day
 Akanbi was declared missing by his medical doctor wife when he did not returned home . - See more at:  A relative of the deceased, who identified herself only as Ekineyo, told news men through a BlackBerry Messenger that Akanbi was found dead in Ifo, Ogun State. Ekineyo did not elaborate how Akanbi died and what took him (deceased) to Ifo when he was said to have left for his office at Lekki on Lagos Island on the fateful day.