Latest Heart Health Questions
QuestionsCan heart valves be replaced without open heart surgery?
I’ve been diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis and my doctor says I will need to get a valve replacement. Can heart valves be replaced without open heart surgery?
QuestionsCaffeine Impact on Heart Rate
My husband and I both have a large black coffee every day. After drinking his coffee, my husband's heart rate is elevated for hours. I don't see any increase in my heart rate from drinking coffee. Is this due to metabolism? Should my husband drink decaf?
QuestionsDiet and High Blood Pressure?
I have borderline high blood pressure. How much, and how quickly, does diet affect blood pressure? Would having two slices of bacon raise my blood pressure that day?
QuestionsHeart Healthy Enough for Sex?
How do I know if my heart is healthy enough for sex?
QuestionsSymptoms of Narrowed Carotid Artery
What are the symptoms of a narrowing carotid artery in the neck?
QuestionsCholesterol Too Low?
We hear about high cholesterol, but can someone have cholesterol numbers that are too low?
QuestionsSafe from Heart Attack?
I have really poor health: obesity, severe vitamin D deficiency, bone and joint problems, shortness of breath upon exertion. I do have perfect blood pressure and good cholesterol. Am I safe from a heart attack?
QuestionsHeart Disease Symptoms in Men and Women
Are symptoms of coronary artery disease the same in women and men?
QuestionsTest for Aortic Valve Stenosis
My 86-year-old mom just passed away from aortic valve stenosis. Should I contact my doctor and have my heart checked out? I've heard that most heart exams are geared for men more so than women. What should I do?
QuestionsStress and Heart Palpitations
I have been having palpitations and skipped heartbeats for several months. My EKGs and blood work are normal. Is this all stress and anxiety?