When you have a blockage in your left anterior descending artery (LAD), or “widow maker,” you may have a lower rate of survival from a heart attack than when the other two coronary arteries are blocked. Learn how you can take steps for better heart health now.
Inflammation doesn’t just occur with injury or infection, but can also affect your heart. It’s a driver for coronary heart disease, and is measured with a simple blood test. Statins may even reduce inflammation. Learn more.
If you have coronary artery disease (CAD) your risk of heart attack or stroke increases. Find out what you can do to prevent or treat CAD from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at noon (ET).
Ask questions and get answers about coronary artery disease from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at noon (ET).