The leading cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular disease, is not something that should be taken lightly. Here are five symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.
Heart age defines your risk of heart attack, based on several factors. Most Americans have a heart that’s “older” than their actual age, but it’s never too late to lower it.
Sitting most of the day can harm cardiovascular health, study finds. Cleveland Clinic offers creative strategies to integrate more activity into your day to reduce your overall risk of heart disease.
Not all enlarged hearts are life threatening. Sometimes they’re a harmless effect of athletic training, known as “athlete’s heart.” Sports cardiology experts can tell the difference.
A federal panel has issued a new recommendation that some people who have never had heart disease should take a low dose of aspirin every day. But following this advice has potential risks.
Could PCSK9 inhibitors, a new class of cholesterol-busting drugs, be right for you? Here are 4 things you need to know about these powerful drugs, which can help lower your bad (LDL) cholesterol by up to 50 to 70 percent.
When individuals are seeking relief from the symptoms of chronic stable angina, in which exercise or stress can cause chest pain, they are faced with three options for treatment: medications, angioplasty and stent, or heart surgery. A new JAMA Internal Medicine study suggests that patients may not always get enough information from their doctors to … Read More
If you take more than the recommended dose of a non-aspirin pain reliever in the belief the medicine is harmless, there’s good reason now to pay close attention to the directions on the label. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday strengthened warning label requirements for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include pain relievers … Read More
In three years, food manufacturers will have to phase out artificial trans fats from their products, under guidelines announced by the FDA.
Cholesterol is hot in the news ever since a top nutrition advisory committee stated that people no longer need to be concerned about eating foods high in cholesterol earlier this year. This guideline caused confusion as people wondered: Is checking my cholesterol still important? Do I need to change my diet? Do my numbers matter? … Read More