It’s your physical and your doctor is coming at you with a cold stethoscope, ready to listen to your heart. But what does your heart have to say? Potentially, a lot. Comprised of four chambers and four valves, one of the heart’s most important jobs is to keep blood flowing in one direction. The valves … Read More
The stethoscope is a tried-and-true medical tool. Here we explain exactly what your doctor is listening for, from irregular rhythms to murmurs and more.