Looking for a new side to go with your favorite chicken dishes? Try some ginger sweet potato pancakes. They're not only delicious but they're also a good source of dietary fiber and vitamins A and C.
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.
Avocados get three-fourths of their calories from fat -- but because it is monounsaturated fat and because avocados are low in calories, you can enjoy eating them in good health.
Physical activity is potentially as effective as many drug interventions for patients with coronary heart disease and stroke, a recent analysis suggests. But don’t trade your medications for a new pair of cross-trainers yet.
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.
High-intensity interval training, which involves short bursts of exercise at full capacity, is frequently used in sports training. Now clinicians are applying that same principle to cardiac rehab—with promising results.
There's no “one size fits all” for blood pressure. What works for you might cause troubling symptoms for another person. There are certain warning signs, though, that your blood pressure is just too low.
At Cleveland Clinic, we know our surgeons’ skills and experience -- inside and outside the operating room -- are important to our patients’ ability to recover speedily from surgery. A recent study supports that perspective.
Only half of the 78 million adults in the United States who have high blood pressure have it under control. This is cause for concern as high blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
At family gatherings, encourage relatives to talk about any known heart problems in the family. Creating a history of your family's heart health could be the best gift you give this year.