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.
When it comes to heart health, getting a coronary calcium score (sometimes referred to as a cardiac calcium score) may be an important step in learning more about your potential for cardiac and overall health.
Anyone who has had a cardiac episode is familiar with cardiac rehab – a rehabilitation program to strengthen and improve their heart. But a new rehab option just launched at Texas Health that could make
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
The month of February is all about the heart. For some, it brings to mind Valentine’s Day, greeting cards and flowers, but health professionals are hoping more Americans will think about their heart health this
Love is good for your heart—countless studies show this. But the opposite can actually hurt your heart, and there’s even a scientific name for it—takotsubo cardiomyopathy. “It is thought that this syndrome is related to
Heart disease has long been viewed as a male issue, but in reality, it is the No. 1 killer of both women and men in the United States. To put it into perspective, one in
A heart attack is terrifying. And even with great medical care, the flurry of emotions that go with facing your mortality can really wreak havoc with mental health. And yet, studies have found that very
Teenage athletes have often been honing their skills since grade school—which is why the parents of seemingly healthy athletes may be surprised to hear their doctor recommend a cardiac screening as part of the process
David Seegers can relate to the “Biggest Loser” host and fitness trainer Bob Harper. Both men had a heart attack in their early 50’s. But both men are thankful to be alive to tell their