Swimming can be good for you regardless of your age, weight and health condition — even if you’ve had a cardiac event like a heart attack. Learn more from our cardiac rehabilitation specialists.
Smartphones and power lines can interfere with pacemakers and implanted defibrillators. However, while possible, problems are unlikely, experts say.
You may think the most common single cause of death in the United States is heart attack. Or cancer. Or stroke. But it’s actually sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Learn about sudden cardiac arrest and the 5 things that can raise your risk.
Why do you need a beta-blocker if you have heart failure? These drugs can slow your heart rate and keep it from overworking. Find out why they’re essential.
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Holiday heart syndrome is when overeating (and overindulging in alcohol) leads to an irregular heartbeat. Here’s how to avoid it.
Feeling exhausted is a common complaint among patients with
heart failure. Identifying the source of fatigue is the first step in overcoming it.
Not every heart failure patient wants the same thing. Being clear with your doctor about your goals will help you get the care you want and need.
Knowing — and effectively managing — your ejection fraction can improve your quality of life and health. Learn about the connection between ejection fraction and heart failure and how to get a low ejection fraction back to normal.
Our specialist explains what symptoms, such as shortness of breath when bending over, can be a sign of heart failure.
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over age 65. But it can occur at any age. Learn more about risks and prevention.