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How Caffeine Can Lead to Palpitations

A pounding, fast, or irregular heartbeat can feel frightening. Most of the time, heart palpitations are not life-threatening. Sometimes though, heart palpitations signal a problem with your heart.

Apr 20th, 2021
When to Seek Medical Care for Breathing Changes

Shortness of breath may be a warning sign of heart trouble. To know for sure, it’s a good idea to check with a trusted cardiovascular specialist, one who can help get to the root of your breathing changes.

Mar 18th, 2021
Back Pain and Heart Attack: What You Need to Know

Recognizing heart attack symptoms early is key to getting immediate medical care. The longer the heart is starved of oxygen, the worse the outcome. Sudden, severe chest pain isn’t the only symptom. Signs like back pain are more subtle.

Feb 15th, 2021
Why Am I Dizzy After Exercise?

When your cardiovascular system is unable to supply your heart or body with oxygenated blood, warning signs often show up during or after exertion. A cardiovascular physician can help you get answers and treatment.

Jan 20th, 2021
Do Certain Foods Affect Blood Pressure?

Heart disease isn’t inevitable. Taking steps like controlling your blood pressure and adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle can go a long way toward lowering your chances of developing and dying from heart disease.

Dec 14th, 2020
Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers

Your cholesterol matters — for one very serious reason. Too much of it is bad news for your heart and circulatory system. Find out your target numbers and work with a cardiologist to keep your levels within a goal range that protects your heart.

Nov 12th, 2020
When shortness of breath signals heart problems

Promo: Your heart transports oxygen rich blood from your lungs to your body and carbon dioxide back to your lungs where it is expelled. Shortness of breath, may be due to your heart's inability to supply the oxygen your body needs. Seek medical care.

Aug 17th, 2020
How Heart Attacks Affect Women Differently

Chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack (myocardial infarction) in both men and women . However women may have other heart attack symptoms that are more subtle and easy to miss, or may be mistaken for less serious medical conditions. Learn

Jul 9th, 2020
Am I at Risk for Developing Congestive Heart Failure

Millions of Americans are living with heart failure, and while many people with the condition lead full and active lives with the right treatment, it’s safer to learn the risk factors to prevent it from developing in the first place

May 26th, 2020
Palpitations: What to Do When Your Heart Skips a Beat

A sudden sensation of heart-pounding or fluttering is enough to bring some degree of concern to anyone. While it’s usually nothing to worry about, it’s important to know when it’s time to see a doctor for answers.

Apr 30th, 2020
5 Tips for Lowering Your Cholesterol

Unhealthy lifestyle choices are the major cause of high cholesterol. If your cholesterol is creeping upward, you can take steps to lower your numbers and protect your heart and circulatory system.

Mar 27th, 2020