When is the Right Time for a First Visit with a Heart Specialist?

Folic Acid and Heart Disease

What is folic acid? Folic acid is a synthetic form of the water-soluble vitamin B9; it plays an important role in energy production and the immune system. Folate is the natural form of this vitamin found in foods. There is debate surrounding which fo...
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Tracking Your Heart Rate: Tools to Use

Heart rate monitors tell how well the heart is working at rest and when challenged. Measuring and recording heart rate is now easier to do than ever before.
Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD