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.
Heart & Vascular Health:
The Beating Edge
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Cleveland Clinic heart transplant surgeons use the most sophisticated technology in the world, but this amazing video proves we should never underestimate the profound power of human touch.
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.
Some patients with severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea are unable to control their hypertension despite use of multiple meds, a study finds.
“Star Trek: The Next Generation’s” Jean Luc Picard had an artificial heart. But the 21st century version is even better than its imaginary counterpart.
What can you do with leftover roast chicken? Make a fantastic second meal like these Asian chicken wraps! They can be put together in less than 30 minutes.
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.
Need something sweet, cool and refreshing? This popsicle recipe focuses on fruit purees so it's healthy and delicious. It's also easy -- make them at home and put them in your freezer.