A cardiologist clears up misconceptions and offers her best advice on how women can take action to protect themselves from heart disease.
Your doctor can only suggest ways to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s up toyou to act on the advice.
You’ll encounter lots of myths about how much — and what kind of — exercise is good for your heart. Here are the facts from Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Director Erik Van Iterson, PhD.
Think the number on the scale only matters for how you look? Your heart begs to differ. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, explains why carrying around too much weight is bad for your heart health.
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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.
Cleveland Clinic and European investigators have found that a biomarker for inflammation predicts a person’s cardiovascular risk better than any other scoring or testing method available.
You may not think much about your heart as it steadily pumps blood to all your organs. But at Cleveland Clinic, we think about hearts a lot. Enjoy 24 fun, surprising facts about your ticker.
Triathlons push the body to its physical limits with swimming, biking and running events. Some groups of people are more at risk than others for sudden death — any kind of death that happens unexpectedly — while participating in these challenging events, recent research shows.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about symptoms of heart disease.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about family history and heart disease.