Cardiovascular Disease

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Beware of Atrial Fibrillation After Any Surgery

A new study shows that an irregular heartbeat (Afib) can develop following any type of surgery, not just cardiac. Steps to protect yourself or a loved one from this dangerous risk.

Cardiovascular Disease

The Great Cholesterol Myth—Sarah Hiner Talks to Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, Nutritionist and Nationally Recognized Expert in Weight Loss, Nutrition and Health

We have been brainwashed into thinking that heart disease is caused by cholesterol, but the real culprit is insulin resistance.

Cardiovascular Disease

IVF Offers Clues to Future Health Problems

For women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF), the process may provide warnings of future heart problems and osteoporosis. New study details…

Blood Pressure

Positive Thinking Could Help Prevent a Stroke

Stroke sufferers who think positively about their health have lower blood pressure and reduced risk for a future stroke. New study details…

Heart

Why Do I Need to Wear a Heart Monitor for So Long?

If you’re having palpitations or other unexplained heart symptoms, wearing a Holter monitor can help detect the cause. Here, details on the process…

Low Blood Pressure

Is My Blood Pressure Too Low?

High blood pressure is a widely recognized health threat, but blood pressure that’s too low also can be harmful. Read on for details…

Cardiovascular Disease

You May Not Need a Heart Stent

Placing stents in arteries of patients as a pre-emptive measure is no more effective than medication and lifestyle changes.

Blood Pressure

Postprandial Hypotension: When Eating Makes You Dizzy

Feeling faint or dizzy after eating might be caused by postprandial hypotension, a common condition among older adults. Here’s what you can do about it.

Cardiovascular Disease

E-Cigarettes May Harm the Heart More Than Regular Cigarettes

A landmark study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions finds the products in e-cigs and vape pens cause heart problems.

Heart

Physical Exertion at Work Linked to Heart Danger

We all know that exercise promotes heart health. But new research shows that certain forms of physical activity may actually be harmful. For details...

At the Heart of It All

To Stent or Not to Stent? Breakthrough Heart Study Results

This new cardiology trial is bound to overhaul treatment strategies! What patients with stable coronary artery disease should do to prevent heart attacks.

Heart

Little-Known Heart Attack and Stroke Triggers: New Insights

To avoid heart attack and stroke, we know to control blood pressure and cholesterol. But there other dangerous triggers to consider…

Cardiovascular Disease

Dog Owners Live Longer After a Heart Attack or Stroke

Owning a dog is good for your health. But new research shows heart attack and stroke survivors get extra benefits—especially if they live alone…

Heart

Aspirin for Heart Health: For Many, the Risks Outweigh the Benefits

Aspirin therapy has long been used to prevent heart attack and stroke. Now, research shows the risks outweigh the benefits for many people. Read on…

Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Attacks That Start Slowly Could Be More Deadly

Sudden chest pain is the classic red flag for heart attack. But symptoms that develop gradually may pose a bigger risk. To protect yourself…