What the new blood pressure scale means for you
In November 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology revised their blood pressure guidelines. As a result, hypertension, or high blood pressure, has been redefined.
Heart palpitations: Should you be worried?
Different people describe the feeling of heart palpitations in different ways. For some, they may feel like a flutter, while others say it feels like their heart is flip-flopping in their chest. For others, heart palpitations feel more like throbbing or pounding.
Unexpected heart attack triggers
While diet and exercise (coupled with medication, when necessary) are still the best ways to manage your heart health, it’s good to be aware of these lesser-known heart attack triggers.
The next steps to a healthy heart after a heart attack
If you've recently had a heart attack, you may feel scared, confused and overwhelmed. You probably have a lot of questions about your road to recovery. The good news is there are a few concrete steps you can take to prevent another heart attack in the future.
How the heart benefits from a daily aspirin
Does an aspirin a day keep heart problems away? Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) may be a common over-the-counter medication, but for some people, daily doses can help reduce their chances of experiencing a heart attack or stroke.