When it comes down to it, controlling high blood pressure is best done by a team approach.
About 35 million of the people with high blood pressure, roughly one half, are women. And, left untreated, it can be fatal.
New research indicates heart patients tend to have higher levels of bacteria in their mouths, but of two types in particular.
Research indicates that women experiencing chest pain wait one and a half times longer than men to seek medical help.
Listen to what a group of German researchers did in their efforts to study the impact marathon running has on the heart.
A new report suggests that women may be underrepresented in one of the largest ongoing observational studies of US heart attack patients.
A recent study found that major advances over the past decade in the treatment and prevention of heart disease and stroke appear to be paying off.
The nation is short on doctors but some schools are expanding admissions and changes are afoot to make educational debt more manageable.
According to the researchers, runners were up to 45 percent less likely to die from heart disease or stroke than those who didn’t run at all, and the effects were found regardless of distance, duration or speed.
Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.
Nephrologists work with controlling high blood pressure through the additional training they have received.
We all know there is a need to have more primary care physicians in the country and the challenge to develop more of them is on-going.
A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.
We know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. It’s also well known that many people refuse to take medications to control it.
When I tell my patients they have an irregular heartbeat I am often surprised by the fact that they say they knew that they had something wrong and could feel it but chose to ignore the problem. Don’t.