Aneurysms can strike fear in almost anyone due to their reputation for bursting unpredictably and fatally. Contrary to popular belief, there are steps you can take to prevent, identify and manage aneurysms. We spoke to
A little stress in our lives serves to keep us on our toes, but too much can lead to health problems, interrupted sleep, emotional issues and poor decision-making. And while it’s difficult to measure something
There are countless songs about a loved one making our hearts flutter or skip a beat, but when a quivering or irregular heartbeat strikes, due to a medical condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), it’s nothing
Women are capable of amazing things, from giving birth to running marathons and everything in between. When our bodies start to behave differently, don’t cooperate as they used to or show signs of disease, it
You may have a sudden, severe headache, feel weak or numb on one side of your face or body, have trouble speaking or understanding, or experience confusion and/or difficulty with your vision or motor coordination.
Earlier this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) expanded its guidelines for two methods of treating strokes to include practices that could prevent strokes and treat smaller strokes, expanding the number of patients who can
Although it may seem impossible to survive something dubbed the “widowmaker,” Neeraj Badhey, M.D., an interventional cardiologist on the medical staffs at Texas Health HEB and Cardiac & Vascular Center of North Texas, a Texas
Perhaps you have a long commute and need to get on the road early in the morning or maybe you stay up way too late during the week. Either way, you’re running up a sleep
It can often be difficult to keep up with important personal health information, like systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings, HDL and LDL cholesterol levels, fasting blood sugar, and so on, but it becomes increasingly
In honor of Heart Month, take a few minutes to learn how different heart attack symptoms can be for women compared to men.