After a heart attack, sex is still an important component of your quality of life, as well as your partner’s. It stresses the heart only as much as climbing a few flights of stairs. Learn more.
The headlines cause gasps of disbelief: A star high school or college athlete suddenly collapses and dies after a workout or a game. The culprit in many cases is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Here's why.
People with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease. Clouding this issue, the FDA recently issued a warning that statin therapy may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. What gives?
A major new study links testosterone replacement therapy to increased risks of heart attack, stroke or death. Why this should be a warning to both patients and doctors.
When it comes to heart health, there are some symptoms you shouldn't shrug off. Watch out for these five: chest pain, leg pain, getting winded easily, syncope (or dizziness) and heart palpitations.
Statin therapy is a popular first-line treatment to lower LDL cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attacks and death. While most people tolerate statins quite well, occasionally side effects can occur. Dr. Michael Rocco explains what to watch out for.
Did you know you may be consuming extra calories that can lead to weight gain if you’re not getting enough sleep? Research in the last 50 years is unearthing just how important sleep is to heart health.
If you’re newly diagnosed with carotid artery disease, know that making lifestyle changes and getting ongoing care can help you avoid the problems of atherosclerosis – and live a long, healthy life.
Don’t fool yourself into believing you’re invincible. Keeping heart disease in check and practicing healthy coping mechanisms could save your life and help you avoid an unexpected heart event.
New guidelines on the treatment and prevention of heart disease have roiled the medical community. Cleveland Clinic experts give their analysis, noting pros and cons of the proposed changes.