Maybe you’ve heard of a rare medical condition called cardiogenic shock and wondered exactly what it is. Simply put, it’s a form of heart failure where a less–than–adequate supply of blood is pumped from the
When it comes to health, gender plays a role in how certain conditions or diseases affect us. Doctors don’t always know why one sex may be more prone to a disease than another, but the
Chances are good you’ve heard about atrial fibrillation (AFib), a condition that affects some 2.7 million Americans, according to the American Heart Association. But did you know that technologies the patient actually wears are being
If you or a loved one has experienced a stroke, you likely remember the symptoms well…numbness on one side of the body, vision and coordination problems, confusion and/or a severe headache. According to experts, time
When summer hits North Texas, many of us switch to shorts, dresses or skirts as a means of staying cool. But if you struggle with spider or varicose veins and are self-conscious about them, showing
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.
You commonly hear about the dangers of high blood pressure, or a reading above 130/80, and ways to prevent hypertension. So you would think the lower your blood pressure reading is, the better, right? While
Chances are, you know a woman affected by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart and can cause a heart attack.
Sudden major health crises like stroke and heart attacks are often extremely frightening and can serve as a wake-up call to the patient and his loved ones. When a survivor returns home, he will likely