Your doctor can only suggest ways to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s up toyou to act on the advice.
An intense, squeezing chest pain isn’t what most people feel when they’re having a heart attack. A cardiologist explains the more common, yet more subtle symptoms.
Is your spouse pretty much glued to the recliner? Discover the dangers of being sedentary after a heart attack, and learn how to increase the odds for a successful recovery.
Heart disease is the leading cause of maternal mortality in the U.S. today — but it doesn’t have to be. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Jeff Chapa explains how women can minimize their risk.
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A potential new class of drugs may cut your risk of heart attack and stroke in an ingenious way: by targeting specific microbes in the gut. Learn how these new drugs can potentially lower two major risk factors for cardiovascular disease by lowering levels of a harmful compound called TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide).
Aspirin is a lifesaver if you’re having a heart attack. But it’s life-threatening if you’re having a certain type of stroke. Find out when it helps – and when it might hurt.
A Cleveland Clinic survey reveals that many Americans are surprisingly ill-prepared to deal with heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. Explore survey highlights in this infographic.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD, answers this one about heart attacks.
Most people who have a heart attack have traditional symptoms. But about 20 to 30 percent of us have atypical symptoms — or no symptoms at all. Discover what you should do, and when.
Men and women’s hearts may look similar but they are definitely different. Find out why women are more at risk for certain heart-related problems and how to spot more subtle symptoms of a heart attack.