Heart Health

Heart Health Topics


Multivitamins and Your Heart: Helpful or Harmful?

Multivitamin and mineral supplements don’t help prevent heart attacks, strokes, or other cardiovascular events, according to a meta-analysis of 18 studies.

By Diane Domina

No 'Fibs': Current Evidence About Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about atrial fibrillation risk factors and causes. Find out what research shows about the connection between depression and afib.

By Stephanie Stephens

Drop in Blood Pressure on Standing Linked to Heart Disease

A rapid drop in blood pressure when standing from a sitting or lying position – called orthostatic hypotension – may be related to undiagnosed cardiovascular disease, according to a study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

By Diane Domina

How Much Coffee for a Healthy Heart?

The amount of caffeine in four cups of coffee per day could boost heart health in older adults by improving the elasticity of their blood vessel walls, suggests a study published in PLOS Biology.

By Diane Domina

A Cancer Survivor's Guide to Heart Health

Cancer treatments can lead to heart problems or complications. Learn more about steps you can take to decrease your cardiac risks after treatment.

By Katherine Malmo