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). This runaway problem with the heart’s electrical system is fatal 95 percent of the time.
Diabetic cardiomyopathy accounts for more than half of all deaths among people with diabetes. Here’s what to know about prevention and treatment.
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over age 65. But there are factors that put younger men and women at risk. Learn more about risks and prevention.
Every year, more than 730,000 Americans have a heart attack. To save your life or the life of someone you love, you need to respond to symptoms right away.
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With the right patient who understands the risks and benefits, the device can provide more options for treatment
If you have heart failure and get breathless from exercise, losing weight and exercise can help.
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.
Smartphones and power lines can interfere with pacemakers and implanted defibrillators. However, while possible, problems are unlikely, say two studies.
If you have sleep apnea, you need to be concerned about the ill effects it can have on your heart.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is sudden cardiac death, which sometimes strikes teens and young adults. Find out why you should get your son or daughter screened.