Heart disease is far more common than most people realize, and a vascular screening could help you better understand and adjust for your risk of a cardiac event such as a heart attack or stroke. This post describes what you should expect.
You probably know that your heart is a muscle, but did you know it contracts because of electric signals? Your doctor may ask you to have an electrocardiogram if they suspect there’s a problem with those signals. Here’s what to expect.
Most everyone has experienced the sensation of feeling short of breath. It happens when you exert yourself, or sometimes when you fall. But when you feel short of breath while sitting in your favorite chair, it can be scary.
If you’ve recently been diagnosed as having atrial fibrillation, you likely have a few questions. It can be scary to have any kind of condition that affects your heart, but understanding what’s going on helps.
A swollen leg that aches now and then may not seem like a big deal. We’re all getting older every day, right? But that leg pain could be an indication of a bigger problem. Here’s what you need to know.
It’s likely that more people than you realize live with heart disease, with the American Heart Association reporting almost half of American adults have it. But why? In this post, we explore the causes of this common, and deadly, disease.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. But, even if you have an increased risk, there are many lifestyle factors you can control to mitigate your danger. In this post, we suggest seven steps you can take.
A favorite pastime for many is looking up physical symptoms online to figure out if the internet can provide more insight than your physician. This is one of the great revolutions of the century because, in researching why you might have toe pain...
Growing up, you may have only heard about cholesterol in passing. Maybe you heard someone on the radio explain how you need to keep it low, or the businessman on TV announce to everyone he encountered that he lowered his cholesterol ...
Ever heard of the expression “young and bulletproof”? As young people, we once believed that we were invincible, that no matter what we did to our bodies or what we put inside them, we would bounce back stronger than ever...