Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but the risk is higher for African-Americans. Find out what factors are at work and how to reduce your risk.
If you’ve ever felt as though your heart is beating too fast, you know it can be scary. But these sensations don’t automatically signal something serious
Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? We asked for advice from executive wellness chef James D. Perko, CEC, AAC, and preventive cardiology dietitians Katherine Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, and Julia Zumpano, RD. There are 7 important points you should know about cooking oils. Remember that oil is a fat, and fat … Read More
Some risk factors for heart disease — such as advancing age, or a family history — are beyond your control. Others are completely up to you. Managing these controllable risk factors can go a long way toward reducing your risk of developing heart disease.
Just as a pilot’s plane needs maintenance for safety, the pilot himself needs regular checkups for his own health — especially when it comes to heart health. With the help of their cardiologists, many pilots can keep their hearts strong and continue to fly. Checking pilots’ health Federal Aviation Administration-authorized aviation medical examiners evaluate pilots … Read More