Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Heart failure cardiologist Maria Mountis, DO, answers this one about heart failure.
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.
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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.
If you need a heart transplant, there are ways to shorten the wait.
With the right patient who understands the risks and benefits, the device can provide more options for treatment
Older men who have a different, less-common kind of sleep apnea are more likely to develop heart problems later, research shows.
It’s really discouraging that most Americans do not get regular exercise. Also, many who are exercising aren’t doing it effectively to lower their cardiovascular risk.
If you have heart failure and get breathless from exercise, losing weight and exercise can help.