New research shows that coronary artery bypass grafts not only prevent a blockage from causing a heart attack. They can also prevent damage from blockages that can occur later in the same artery.
If your doctor has recommended you take a statin, here’s what you can expect. Our expert explains the benefits, side effects and what to know if you’re over age 75.
Can blue light affect your heart? Our cardiologist explains why it’s best not to routinely sleep with the TV on at night.
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a buildup of cholesterol and plaque in the arteries that lead to your extremities. PAD can cause discomfort in your legs and feet, and limit your walking and activities. Severe PAD can progress to loss of limb. Your doctor can check for signs of the disease with a simple test of … Read More
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Newer cholesterol-lowering drugs combined with more conventional medicine reduces bad cholesterol to incredibly low levels, a new study shows. Perhaps even more important, the combination also reduces the heart-attack-inducing plaque that forms inside the arteries.
Controlling bacteria in your gut may help curb diet-induced heart disease, show Cleveland Clinic researchers. A substance found in olive and grapeseed oils is one potential treatment.
In addition to damaging your lungs, tobacco use is a significant contributor to pain throughout the body. Find out if smoking is hurting you more than you know.
Researchers add to the body of evidence linking eating red meat with an increased risk of heart disease. Learn more.
Get tips for living your best with carotid artery disease from our experts.
Good dental care is about more than just keeping your teeth and gums healthy — it’s about keeping your entire body healthy. Sometimes a problem in your mouth is a symptom of a problem elsewhere in your body, says, Todd Coy, DMD, Cleveland Clinic’s Head of Dentistry. For example, plaque buildup on your teeth may … Read More