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Kirk Laman, D.O.

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Kirk Laman is a board certified cardiologist and an expert in stress reduction. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Heart Disease and Heart Health.

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Chest Pain: When You Should See the Doctor

When to See a Doc for Sharp Chest Pain

Chest pain afflicts people of all ages. It doesn’t make a distinction based on demographics or social position. Having chest pain can unnerve a person. The fear is that a heart blockage could be lurking around the corner, a blockage that could be the ...

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Electric Shock for Atrial Fibrillation: Is it Dangerous?

_"You want to do what?" she asked. _ "Because you have Atrial Fibrillation, I’d like to schedule you for an electrical cardioversion," I said. A middle-aged woman with Atrial Fibrillation was in my office. She was suffering with ...