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.
Heartburn and heart attack share some similar symptoms. But how do you know when your chest pain is something more serious than acid indigestion?
A sudden, sharp pain in your child’s chest may be scary, but it’s rarely anything serious. Learn when to worry — or when it’s just Texidor’s twinge.
Chest pain is one of the most common causes of unscheduled medical encounters. In patients ages 10 to 21, chest pain accounts for more than 650,000 emergency department and primary care visits.
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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
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.
Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably ok.
Has your doctor told you have minor blockages in your coronary arteries? If you’ve had a heart catheterization for blockages your doctor determined are too minor to require a stent or bypass surgery, it’s still important not to ignore chest pain. In a recent study, researchers at the Veterans Administration’s Eastern Colorado Health Care System … Read More
Even if Emergency Room doctors say you didn’t actually have a heart attack, that doesn’t mean you have a clean bill of health. You should still follow up with your doctor. As originally reported by Reuters, recent studies confirm that chest pain patients who followed up with a doctor visit after their ER-release fared better … Read More