After you have surgery to correct a vascular problem, you will play a key role in your own recovery. Get key advice on steps you can take.
Lycopene, an antioxidant found in tomatoes, may help repair heart patients' damaged blood vessels. But supplements containing lycopene may also have side effects. For now, enjoy fresh tomatoes instead.
Statistics-based risk modeling can empower you to learn more about your cardiac care. Talk with your cardiologist about treatment options and what is best for you.
New recommendations to guide how doctors in the United States treat tens of millions of patients with high blood pressure have created some controversy. But they could offer more tailored treatment of hypertension.
When you are on anti-clotting therapy, taking anti-inflammatory painkillers can cause serious bleeding, a recent study confirms. Acetaminophen is your best bet for pain relief.
Transplanting human hearts is becoming less necessary as a new generation of implantable mechanical heart assist devices comes online. Led by Cleveland Clinic researchers, this movement will the biggest transformation for human hearts since transplantation made them modular in 1967.
The pounding and fluttering sensation in your chest caused by atrial fibrillation can be overwhelming, but you can help control symptoms by using yoga and other mind-over-body techniques.
Your arteries are like flexible pipes and tiny devices similar to a plumber's drain-clearing tools can help clear clogged arteries. Each patient is different, so device selection is key.
Factor V Leiden is a little known disease, and it might be more common than you think. Having European ancestors increases your risk of having the defective gene for this blood disorder.