Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the US, is not something that should be taken lightly. Cleveland Clinic’s Richard Krasuski, MD, highlights five symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.
Heart Healthy Living
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.
How high is too high for cholesterol? And when is it time for treatment? Answers to those questions are highlighted in this whiteboard session lead by Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD.
Now you know your cholesterol numbers—but do you know what they mean? Find out in this whiteboard session with Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Michael Rocco.
A cholesterol panel, also called a lipid profile, measures circulating fats and risk of heart disease. Cleveland Clinic’s Michael Rocco, MD, explains what this fasting blood test tells us.
Watch and learn how high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol can protect the body from heart disease in this whiteboard session with Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD.
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is responsible for increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Cleveland Clinic’s Michael Rocco, MD, explains how it works and how to control it.
It’s time for you to show Mom your love by considering her health for a change. Leslie Cho, MD, explains that Mom needs to monitor and manage her numbers, her diet and her activity level.
For many people, summer means travel season. For people with heart disease, it means planning ahead to avoid health issues while you’re away. Read these important tips for a heart-healthy vacation.
How do ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol work? Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Michael Rocco lays it out in this whiteboard session about different types of cholesterol.
TMAO, a byproduct of intestinal bacteria—aka “gut flora”— is found to contribute to heart disease. A Cleveland Clinic study shows this could lead to an accurate screening tool for predicting future heart problems in people not traditionally considered at risk.