Cardiac rehabilitation can serve as a powerful prescription for better heart health. While many people think that this therapy is limited to patients who have had surgery or heart attacks, it can benefit many others, too.
Vascular (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
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.
Just like a traffic jam on the highway, blood clots impede normal circulation in your body and can be dangerous. Learn more about blood clots, their symptoms and steps you can take to help avoid them.
The Mediterranean diet has long been known to be a heart-healthy way to eat. New research shows that the diet also may protect against the clogging and hardening of the arteries that supply blood to the extremities.
On the surface, varicose veins can mar the smooth appearance of your skin. What lies beneath, though, can be the source of more serious problems.
Hormone replacement therapy can help lessen the severity of menopause-related symptoms, but research has revealed health risks related to it. Studies now focus on HRT's effect on heart health.
Clogged arteries in your legs or arms can signal potentially lethal blocked coronary arteries. Read more to learn who should be tested and who should not.
There’s a controversy in the world of heart disease prevention that may affect millions of people: the one-third of all American adults who have increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
What seemed like a grave medical error on Halloween Eve, 1958, turned out to be a breakthrough in heart disease diagnosis.
Receiving radiation to the chest to treat cancer may increase the risk of developing heart issues later in life. Cardiac surgeon Bruce Lytle, MD, explains what to look out for and how a specialist called a cardio-oncologist can help.
While recovering from vascular surgery, it’s important to be on the lookout for signs of complications. Tips in this video include identifying serious signs and symptoms and understanding what they might mean.