Mayo Clinic Q&A: Congenital Heart Defect Can Affect Health of Mother and Baby

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Congenital Heart Defect Can Affect Health of Mother and Baby

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband and I are hoping to start a family soon, but I have a congenital heart…

The Cardiac-Sleep Connection

The Cardiac-Sleep Connection

Why a good night’s rest is crucial for your heart We constantly hear about the benefits of getting a good…

Hope for Hearts

Hope for Hearts

Major innovations in cardiac treatment happening right here in Chicago There are some fields of medicine where advancement is happening…

Like a Balloon That Bursts

Like a Balloon That Bursts

Aneurysms often show no symptoms, but a rupture can be deadly Above image: Sapan Desai, MD, PhD, MBA, a vascular surgeon…

Feeding Your Heart

Feeding Your Heart

Changing gears on cholesterol guidelines By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN Cardiovascular disease still tops the charts among chronic diseases in…

Decoding your risk for heart disease: Geneticists can now screen for defects

Decoding your risk for heart disease: Geneticists can now screen for defects

Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com Pinpointing genetic causes for heart disease is a complex and dynamic process that changes rapidly as…

Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

By Beverly Merz Harvard Health Blog After such a long, frigid winter, I wouldn’t mind sitting in a sauna for…

Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

Harvard Health Letters How’s your sodium intake? Most health-conscious adults already know that sodium raises blood pressure–and that high blood…

Listen To Your Heart

Listen To Your Heart

What to know about your risks of an attack and what to do when having one By Mary Lorenz Last…