Controlling your weight, blood pressure and blood sugar may prevent or stop the heart-pounding episodes caused by atrial fibrillation.
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.
A recent study shows a link between heart arrhythmia and bisphenol-S (BPS), a chemical commonly used in “BPA-free” products.
Heart patients should know risks of taking aspirin, NSAID pain relievers and some antibiotics. Studies show these common medications can increase risk of bleeding, arrhythmia and more.
If you take blood thinners because of atrial fibrillation, evidence is mixed about whether you should take aspirin. Watch this video for expert advice.
When an electrical malfunction causes the heart to lose pumping power, cardiac resynchronization therapy can put the heart’s contractions back on track.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers find both a leaky mitral valve and AFib can be addressed successfully during the same surgery.
Any heart-related medical event can be an emergency, and a pilot suffering a heart attack at 35,000 feet puts you at risk as well. Learn what cardiologists and the FAA are doing to keep you safe.
A recent study says that children younger than age 6 represented more than 40 percent of the emergency calls to poison centers that were related to energy drinks. The effects children included heart arrhythmia and seizures.
Your doctor might recommend radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. A cardiologist answers common questions about radiofrequency ablation for afib, which is a therapy that can help when other treatments fail.
Your doctor unexpectedly tells you at your annual sports physical that you have a heart murmur. So now what? Here’s how a sports cardiologist can help.