Heart Happy Holidays
This holiday season, make a plan to enjoy the season sensibly. Be creative and have a heart-happy holiday.
Hypertension Treatment Recommendations
Just when should your doctor begin treating your high blood pressure? Learn the national consensus in this article.
An echocardiogram is a commonly performed heart test, much like an ultrasound performed during pregnancy. It tells your doctor how strong your heart is, whether you have leaky valves, and other useful information.
EKGs and Heart Disease
EKGs are commonly done, but what does a normal EKG mean? Can you still have severe heart disease if your EKG is completely normal? Yes, you can. Find out more in this article.
Causes of Palpitations
Most of us experience palpitations from time to time. Learn more about potential causes.
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a rapid heart rate that originates in the upper part of the heart. Unlike coronary artery disease, SVT frequently occurs in young adults.
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