Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Mouin Abdallah, MD, answers this one about beta blockers.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Benico Barzilai, MD, answers this one.
If you are a young athlete and have chest pain, see a doctor right away. Only about 5 percent of chest pain in this group is caused by a heart issue — but those are the cases no one wants to miss.
Chest pain can be a symptom of coronary artery disease – or a rare disorder called coronary spasm. Learn answers to five top questions about this little-known condition.
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Cardiologists have long wondered if they should treat older patients as aggressively as they do younger ones. A new study shows that for at least one segment of the 80-and-over demographic, they should consider it. In a study that was presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in March, doctors from Norway reported that … Read More
Improving blood flow without surgery or medications may seem impossible, but a unique outpatient therapy called Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) is proving effective. It is an option for some patients with unrelieved chest pain caused by angina. EECP is a non-invasive therapy provided on an outpatient basis that does not require the use of any … Read More