When your doctor listens to your heart, what things is it telling him? A “whoosh” or “swish” sound indicates a heart murmur. Find out if this is cause for alarm.
Exercise is good for you. But extreme athletes can push it past healthy limits and cause heart damage. Here’s what you need to know.
If you are a young athlete and have chest pain, see a doctor right away. Only about 5 percent of chest pain in this group is caused by a heart issue — but those are the cases no one wants to miss.
Research is proving that it’s never too late to start moving to improve your heart health. A recent study found very similar benefits from exercise for men who began exercising before age 30 and those who began after the age of 40. In fact, Cleveland Clinic sports cardiologist Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD says, “As soon as you … Read More