Coronary Artery Disease in Physically Fit Middle Age People

How could it be possible for a physically fit person in middle age to have significant coronary artery disease: dangerous blockages in their heart’s arteries? […]

How Might Chronic Heart Failure Affect the Liver?

Patients with chronic heart failure often have insufficient renal function, thanks to reduced blood flow. But what about liver dysfunction resulting from the reduced blood flow? […]

Are You About 20 but Have Really High Cholesterol?

Yes, it happens: People in the 20 something age range can have a cholesterol number of 250, even 300. This would be alarming for a 20-year-old to hear from their doctor. But one number alone, [...]

Can Tingly Numb Fingers Be Caused by Heart Trouble?

If you suddenly have tingling and numbness in your fingers and have risk factors for a heart attack, there may be more to what’s going on than just some pinched nerve somewhere. […]

Can Chest Tightness Be the ONLY Symptom of a Heart Attack?

Is it true that if you have only the one symptom of chest tightness, and no other symptoms, that you could still be having a heart attack? You probably already know at least a few [...]

Do Heart Attacks Always Cause a Loss of Consciousness?

“It is important to understand that heart attacks do not always cause people to lose consciousness,” says Michael Hoosien, MD, MSc, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Piedmont Heart Hospital in Atlanta, GA. […]

Can a Heart Problem Cause a Warm Sensation in the Leg?

Just what is the connection between coronary heart disease and a warm feeling in the leg? You may already know that a deep vein thrombosis can present with a very warm sensation in a specific [...]