Heart palpitations can feel like a flutter, racing heart or skipped beat. They’re usually harmless but can be unsettling. Learn how to prevent palpitations.
Are “heart-healthy” vitamin formulations a good idea? Learn the truth from a preventive cardiologist.
If you’re on blood thinners for atrial fibrillation, talk with your cardiologist before taking aspirin, as it could increase your risk for bleeding.
Processed food has become more American than apple pie. But chemical additives in the food, if consumed in large quantities, may be a health concern. Here are five additives you should avoid.
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Any type of surgery carries risk along with it. Our expert highlights what you need to know about non-cardiac surgery and your heart.
Knowing what to bring with you and ask is key to having a successful cardiologist appointment. Get expert prep tips.
Sometimes your heart beats erratically. Pacemakers and defibrillators could save your life. Find out the difference between these two pieces of medical equipment.
Sellers of vitamin D claim the nutrient can lower your blood pressure, but don’t believe the hype.
Smartphones and power lines can interfere with pacemakers and implanted defibrillators. However, while possible, problems are unlikely, experts say.
It’s natural to wonder about your heart health as you age. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to start testing for heart-related concerns. Cardiologist Steve Nissen, MD, explains.