Heart disease is usually associated with chest pressure or tightness and shortness of breath. Surprisingly, though, some women never experience these typical symptoms—instead, they may have back pain or feel fatigued.
While awareness is increasing that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women, younger women may think that statistic doesn’t apply to them. They’re wrong. In this video, Dr. Leslie Cho explains why.
Many people think that taking vitamins and other supplements can support their heart health, but the opposite may be true. None have been proven to help, and some could even be dangerous.
Coming to your appointment prepared with questions and lists of important information can mean a much more productive experience for you and your cardiologist. It can even mean a better health outcome.
Two studies find that bystander involvement improves survival rates of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients
A Nigerian mother’s decade-long quest for answers and three unsuccessful heart valve surgeries brought her to Cleveland Clinic’s Endocarditis Center.
Cleveland Clinic played a key role in ground-breaking research that examined an important question: In patients with advanced heart failure, could earlier implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) improve outcomes?
Nobody wants bulging, purple varicose veins on their legs or ankles. However, about half of adults have them, and they become more prevalent with age. What causes varicose veins and what can you do about them? Many people think they know, but James Bekeny, MD, a vascular surgeon at Cleveland Clinic, sets the record straight. … Read More
You know what’s good about yogurt: It has calcium and vitamin D to strengthen your bones. It has protein to build muscle. And if that weren’t enough, studies now show that yogurt is good for your heart. Healthy cholesterol, healthy blood pressure Eating yogurt is linked to having healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels. According … Read More
About half the deaths from heart and vascular disease in the U.S. could be prevented, says a recent study. All it takes is eliminating five preventable risk factors. Learn how to protect yourself.