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Unexpected Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Unexpected Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

When it comes to a heart attack, the symptoms women experience can sometimes be surprisingly different than the symptoms men suffer. Heart attack symptoms in women are not necessarily what you think they might be. Signs can vary from person to …

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Top Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Top Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Yes, you can reduce your risk of heart disease. The bad news: heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. The good news: there are ways that you can reduce your risk of …

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Top 5 Important Facts About Cholesterol

Top 5 Important Facts About Cholesterol

Not all cholesterol is created equal. Find out what you need to know here. Reports about the effects cholesterol has on your health are commonplace in the news these days. Consider yourself informed if you know these 5 important facts: …

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Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation

Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation

It’s important to treat atrial fibrillation to avoid possible medical complications. Treating atrial fibrillation, the most common form of arrhythmia, is important because the condition can cause serious medical complications including heart failure or stroke. There are several treatment options; …

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Am I Having a Heart Attack?

Am I Having a Heart Attack?

Learn the telltale signs and symptoms of a heart attack. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. As a result, familiarizing yourself with the signs of a heart attack–and immediately calling 911 if you recognize …

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What Can Cause Blood Clots?

What Can Cause Blood Clots?

Blood clots in the veins and arteries can be caused by a number of factors. While sometimes clotting can be beneficial in the stopping of excessive bleeding, other times clotting itself can be quite dangerous. Knowing what causes blood clots …

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What You Should Know About Peripheral Artery Disease

What You Should Know About Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a circulatory condition characterized by reduced blood flow to the organs or limbs, and it is caused by the narrowing of arteries due to the buildup of plaque. If you’ve been diagnosed with PAD, here’s …

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Everyday Habits to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Everyday Habits to Keep Your Heart Healthy

You may not know it, but your daily habits affect your health in greater ways than you think. It’s easy to form a habit and often hard to break one. The key to great heart health is to form the right …

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Ejection Fraction: What It Is and Why It Matters

Ejection Fraction: What It Is and Why It Matters

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with a heart condition, you may have heard the doctor or nurse mention the term ejection fraction. If you aren’t quite certain what it means, you’re not alone. Many people have …

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The ABCs of Atrial Fibrillation

The ABCs of Atrial Fibrillation

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rhythm or rate of the heartbeat, and atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia. What exactly does that mean? Here are the basics—the ABCs—of atrial fibrillation. A. The Causes High blood …

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