Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.
Our expert explains why you may need a cardio-oncologist if you have cancer to manage damage to your heart.
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
When it comes to different types of heart disease, there are plenty of factors you can’t control — including aging and your family history. But even if you can’t turn back time, knowing about genetic issues makes a difference in how you manage, monitor and treat disease. If you dig into your family history, you’ll … Read More
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How can science help mend broken hearts? Read up on the latest advances in cardiomyopathy.
One of the most common treatments for cancerous tumors is therapeutic radiation, which can be very effective and even life-saving. However, doctors are now recognizing that when patients receive radiation to the chest, cardiac issues can sometimes occur as a result — often years or decades later. In this video, Bruce Lytle, MD, describes how … Read More
Newly diagnosed with cardiomyopathy? Here’s what you can expect.