Congenital heart disease is another name for birth defects of the heart. The most common congenital defect is a hole between the chambers of the heart, but may also include malformations of the valves, aorta, and general size and shape of the heart.
One common cause of erectile dysfunction (ED) is reduced blood supply to the penis during arousal due to blockages caused by fatty material accumulated along the artery walls.
Austin Petsche, a junior from Western Reserve Academy, is a student volunteer this summer at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. He will be guest blogging over the next few weeks about places to see in the Heart and Vascular Institute.
During these warm summer months in Cleveland, people are taking their fitness routines outside. Our own Cleveland Clinic physicians are being healthy by commuting to work via bicycle.
Study after study has shown that married couples live longer, enjoy better health and are happier than their single peers. Now it's being suggested that marriage can have a positive affect on how quickly you’re treated for a heart attack.
New diets are always being introduced in the market. This year for the first time, U.S.News and World Report enlisted the help of 22 experts to rank diets and come up with a listing of the best diets in various health categories.
Caldwell Esselstyne, MD, formerly head of the Section of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease, and currently part of Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute, developed a plant-based diet that has been shown to halt and even reverse atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.
Read the transcript from our web chat about pericardial disease hosted by Cleveland Clinic physicians.
For the 17thyear in a row, the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute has ranked number one in cardiac care in the nation, as demonstrated in today's release of U.S.News & World Report's 2011-12 edition of "America's Best Hospitals."
It has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that more patients die annually from aortic disease than breast cancer. It is crucial to know and understand the latest treatment options available if you have been diagnosed with a condition related to the aortic valve or aorta.