High blood pressure mainly affects older adults, but it can also occur earlier in life. Here’s what can happen when it occurs before age 40…
A danger lurks for former AFib patients—even if they’ve been told their heart rhythm is back to normal, it might not be.
A new study found that the FDA rushes approval of heart devices. Are you putting your life on the line?
Does your heart pound when deadlines loom? If it’s atrial fibrillation, that could mean a higher risk for stroke and early death.
“Good” cholesterol isn’t so good anymore. Plus, the real story behind daily aspirin, Omega 3s, statins, HDL cholesterol, inflammation and more.
Even older cardiac implantable electronic devices are safe for MRI—but not all hospitals are on board with doing it. Here’s what you need to know.
Bad news combined with the empathetic nature of many women has caused symptoms of stress and heart disease to surge. Five ways to protect your heart.
Your risk for heart attack, stroke and death rise dramatically if certain cardiovascular markers go up and down. Read more.
A new study offers warnings about this under-researched type of heart attack that affects men and women equally.
Differences in blood pressure between arms can signal health problems, including serious ones. Here’s what you need to know.
High blood pressure is a known risk factor for dementia. But at what age does the risk start? It’s earlier than you probably think. Recent research…
Women are just as likely as men to have a heart attack. But more women than men are dying. Here’s how to avoid that fatal gender gap…
If you’re taking daily aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, there’s a good chance you’re not getting the amount you really need.
Even if your atrial fibrillation was successfully treated, you’re still at increased risk for stroke—but you can reduce it.
Your heartbeat belongs in your chest, right? So what does it mean if you feel a pulsating sensation in your stomach? Read on to find out…
Women who’ve had one heart attack yet continue to ignore their emotional health are at great risk for another heart attack.
Caffeine is safe for most people with heart arrhythmias according to the largest-ever study—and may prevent arrhythmia episodes.
CPR training courses are not as good as they should be, says the American Heart Association. Here’s how to be sure your CPR training can save lives.
Plenty of things can raise our blood pressure. But caffeine doesn’t affect everyone’s blood pressure the same way. Read on for details…