Following Doctor’s Orders Improves Survival After a Heart Attackchevron_right
Having a heart attack is enough of a shock. But afterward, patients may receive another surprise when their health care provider hands them a long to-do list. From taking multiple meds to making several lifestyle changes, it can seem like a lot. Patients may wonder: Is it really important to do every last thing on the list?
Exercise Safe, Even Helpful, for Heart Failurechevron_right
For years, experts weren't certain if physical activity and heart failure were a good mix. Some feared that it could be dangerous for people with this disease. But now, there is much more evidence that exercise is not only safe but also beneficial in many ways. Physical activity can help heart failure patients.
What You Should Know About Atrial Fibrillationchevron_right
For most people, an occasional skip or flutter of the heart is nothing to worry about. But for those with an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF), these sensations may indicate serious health risks
Magic Pill for Heart Health? Cut 300 Calories a Daychevron_right
A new study found that consuming just 300 fewer calories each day can help protect your heart. And it’s not just about losing weight (although shedding a few pounds could be an added bonus).