The problem with atrial fibrillation is that an irregular heartbeat can lead to a situation where clots can damage the brain and result in stroke.
I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.
Despite numerous studies stating the contrary, there are still many women who think it is next to impossible for them to suffer a heart attack.
Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.
Researchers have found that sufficient sleep is linked to more than a 20% reduction in cardiovascular disease and almost a 50% reduction in fatal cardiovascular disease.
Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.
Researchers suggest the amount of caffeine in just two cups of coffee can cut down the body’s ability to increase blood flow to the heart during exercise.
Researchers say that walking can lower your risk of heart-related conditions just as much as running.
Doctors say there’s a non-invasion test that can predict your risk for a heart attack.
in a study from France, they have shown that some grape juice seems to have the same protective effect against heart disease as red wine.
It was an unusual sight at Upper Dublin High School on Sunday, as hundreds of student athletes showed up for EKGs.
Syncope is a short-term but abrupt loss of consciousness with a complete return to preexisting neurological function.
Adding almonds to your diet won’t stop the weight loss and will help your heart, according to a study by doctors at Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.
What should you do if you have chest pain and feel otherwise fine? There is no radiation to the jaw or any of those classic signs and there is no shortness of breath. Get it checked out no matter what.
Many people are faced with this decision every day and I consistently say the same thing which is to go to the doctor and have it checked out.
You can control blood pressure and offset or prevent long-term damage but you need to know you’ve got a problem before you can fix it.