Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about cardiovascular disease.
If you’ve ever felt as though your heart is beating too fast, you know it can be scary. But these sensations don’t automatically signal something serious
Sometimes the pathway in the heart’s electrical system is interrupted, which causes changes in heart rate and rhythm. A slow heartbeat can occur because the sinus node, the natural “battery” of the heart, is slow. Other times electrical conduction between the upper and lower chambers of the heart is disrupted. When this happens, the heart … Read More