Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the US, is not something that should be taken lightly. Cleveland Clinic’s Richard Krasuski, MD, highlights five symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.
Taking care of the head will help the heart. A long-term history of anxiety can precipitate certain cardiac conditions like arrhythmia.
Though advances in medicine are allowing patients with congenital heart disease to live longer, it's not without complications and additional medical needs. New research sheds light on growing risk.
The popular antibiotic azithromycin prescribed for respiratory, ear and skin infections could stop a normally beating heart in patients with a prolonged QT interval.
Trans-septal punctures have been performed for more than 50 years without significant technological advances. In the wake of an unsuccessful procedure, Samir Kapadia, MD, sought a better solution.
If you've ever felt the rapid flutter of your own heartbeat you may be experiencing atrial fibrillation. Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Walid Saliba, MD, explains.
All medications and supplements, no matter how seemingly harmless, should be discussed with your cardiologists first. Learn which medications to be wary of.
An electrocardiogram (EKG) gives doctors an inside scoop on how the heart is pumping. Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Umesh N. Khot, MD, explains what an EKG reveals in this white board session.
For grounded pilots, there is no sweeter recovery than returning to the cockpit. Scot Blesch shares his story on dealing with mitral valve regurgitation and getting back his wings.
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib), the most common arrhythmia in the United States, is an off-speed rhythm in the heart’s upper chambers. Cleveland Clinic expert sorts fact from fiction.