Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” M. Shazam Hussain, MD, fields this one about stroke risk after a heart attack.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD, answers this one about NSAIDs.
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The increase in young people having heart attacks is dramatically on the rise. Experts say this is due to poor lifestyle choices such as lack of exercise and a bad diet. And unless something changes, the number will only continue to increase.
A heart attack is particularly dangerous when it’s caused by blockage in the left anterior descending artery, which supplies blood to the larger, front part of the heart, earning it this scary-sounding nickname.
Our experts explain how to get started with a cardiac rehab program after a cardiac event.
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.