Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is an irregular heart rate that often follows heart surgery. Learn how you can reduce your risk of getting this complication.
If you have concerns about your blood pressure, accuracy is everything. Find out what a heart and hypertension specialist looks for in a blood pressure monitor.
While blood pressure and heart rate are related, they don’t play the same role. Here’s what to know about the two, as well as the reality behind some myths you may have heard.
A family history of coronary artery disease can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. But there are steps you can take to lower your risk.
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Can taking high doses of vitamin D help your heart? See what a cardiologist says before heading to the store to buy supplements.
When your heart skips a beat, it can take you off guard. But not all skipped beats are something to worry about, as a cardiologist explains.
You may think your heart is as old as you are, but it’s possible that it’s aging faster than your chronological age.
There’s a wide range of healthy heart rates. How does yours stack up? Find out from a cardiologist.
Chest pain brings worries about a heart attack. Here’s what you need to know to determine whether you’re in an emergency situation.
If you’re fit but carrying a few extra pounds, do you really need to worry about your weight? The long-term answer is yes.