Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is a leading cause of stroke and can ultimately result in heart failure if left untreated.
A recent clinical trial finds promising results for treating leaking heart valve in certain patients.
Swedish vascular surgeon Dr. Kira Long offers insights on varicose and spider veins: what they are, who is at risk, and what to do about them.
More people will survive cardiac arrest if a bystander is willing to intervene by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. And hands-only CPR is easy to learn and do.
Early action is important for curbing your risk factors of developing heart problems, especially if you have a genetic predisposition to the disease.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death – almost 18 million deaths each year worldwide, and one American death every 38 seconds. Some causes we can’t change, like age and genetics – but there are lots of things we can do to improve our heart health.
Interview with Joshua Buckler, M.D., Chief of Cardiovascular Services and Medical Director of the Swedish Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation Network, on how to protect your heart from holiday heart syndrome.
The signs and symptoms of silent stroke are subtle but can cause cumulative damage over time. Here’s how to recognize them.
Atrial Fibrillation (also known as Afib) is an irregular heart beat that can present in many different ways. Some people don’t feel palpitations, but instead feel dizzy, weak or lightheaded. And still others feel nothing at all. So why should you care?
Whether you’re trying to get that summer body, lose weight, or gain muscle, getting fit and healthy is not always an easy task. Take this quiz to find out if you exercise better alone or with other people. Some of your answers to these questions may surprise you.