Sleep apnea can raise the risk of heart attack, stroke, and irregular heart rhythms, such as atrial fibrillation. Here’s what to know.
Coronary calcium scans measure the amount of calcium in the coronary arteries. The test may help identify those at increased risk for a heart attack or stroke.
Many women still think heart disease is a man’s disease and fail to see themselves at risk for it. In fact, just as many postmenopausal women as men die of a heart attack each year.
There’s good news if you take a thiazide to treat high blood pressure: It may boost your bone health.
Researchers suspect that inflammation in the tooth’s root may play a role in the development of coronary artery disease.
Heart disease in women is often underdiagnosed and undertreated. Learn why heart attacks differ between women and men.
Substantial evidence points to the effects of psoriasis on heart health. Yet people with this skin condition aren’t regularly screened for heart disease.
People who spend more than 10 hours each day sitting, watching TV, or driving are at higher risk for heart attack. Here’s what to do to counteract this.
Save precious time during a cardiac emergency and boost your odds of surviving a heart attack by taking these steps.
Even low-to-moderate alcohol consumption can increase the risk for atrial fibrillation and other heart-related problems. Here’s what to know.