Whether sugar or fat should be included in a heart-healthy diet depends on which fats and sugars you choose. Here’s what you need to know about both.
If you need heart bypass surgery, you’re likely apprehensive about the procedure. To help put your mind at ease, discuss these six questions with your heart surgeon.
For some people with coronary artery disease, some heart muscle may appear to be dead when it’s just dormant. Can your cardiologist revive it and strengthen your heart?
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD, answers this one about insomnia’s affect on your heart.
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A stress test is often the first step in diagnosing a heart condition. Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, explains the standard stress EKG and several other variations that your doctor may order.
Why haven’t we found a way to cure the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.? Our cardiovascular medicine Chairman Steven Nissen, MD, discusses why we’ll probably become better at preventing coronary artery disease before we find a cure.
Your heart is a powerful pump. Disease can result in plumbing, wiring, structure and/or muscle problems. Our experts explain the four major types of heart disease and how they are treated.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about cardiovascular disease.
Heart disease causes more U.S. deaths yearly than all types of cancer combined. Yet myths about heart disease and its prevention persist. Discover the facts behind the fiction.
While many people take statins to protect their heart health, these drugs often are misunderstood — especially when it comes to the safety of these life-saving medicines.