A new study indicates diabetics with a BP level of 140/90 need treatment to reduce that level and your risks for cardiovascular or microvascular problems.
Preliminary studies show the citrus fruit bergamot may effectively lower cholesterol without the undesirable side effects of statins.
Daytime sleepiness, heavy snoring and waking abruptly and out of breath could mean you have sleep apnea. Find out how this can lead to arrhythmias and heart failure.
Chemotherapy and radiation can damage your heart. A cardio-oncologist can help patients complete their cancer treatment without incurring damage to the heart.
A new study finds that drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction could have heart benefits, including Viagra® (sildenafil citrate), Levitra® (vardenafil) and Cialis® (tadalafil).
Many patients who are at low risk for heart problems don’t need screenings such as EKG and stress tests, a national association of primary care physicians recently recommended.
When a young woman survives a heart attack, the cause may be sudden coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a little-known condition linked to several underlying diseases.
Marathon training shown to positively alter heart structure and function in middle-aged men in Circulation study. Dr. Gordon Blackburn comments on results.
A new study finds playing competitive, organized sports may be safe for some children with rare heart rhythm disorder.
Controlling your weight, blood pressure and blood sugar may prevent or stop the heart-pounding episodes caused by atrial fibrillation.