Are Saturated Fats Safer Than Carbs? 

Eating steak doesn’t lead to a heart attack. But doughnuts might get you there, cardiologists say. Here’s what you should know about saturated fats versus carbs.


What Is Cardiac Arrest? 

This sudden heartbeat disruption can lead to death without quick action, cutting off the blood supply your organs need to survive. Here's what you should know.


Early Signs of Heart Disease 

Early signs of heart disease aren’t always obvious. If you have risk factors, it’s especially important to get symptoms checked out if you’re not sure.


Symptoms of a Blood Clot 

We need our blood to clot so we stop bleeding, but in some cases a blood clot is life-threatening. Know the signs that you need to seek help.


What Is Carotid Artery Disease? 

The carotid arteries on each side of your neck carry blood and oxygen to your brain. Carotid artery disease can cause blockages, raising your risk for stroke.


What Is Pulmonary Hypertension? 

When the pressure in the blood vessels leading from your heart to your lungs is too high, you may feel tired. This is called pulmonary hypertension.


What Is Angina? 

When blood flow to your heart is restricted, you might feel squeezing, heaviness, tightness, pressure, or pain. This could be a symptom of coronary artery disease.


What Is Ventricular Fibrillation? 

When someone dies suddenly, a dangerous heart arrhythmia called ventricular fibrillation (VF) is often the cause. Recognizing the signs of VF can save lives.


What Is Cardiomyopathy? 

Cardiomyopathy refers to several types of heart muscle damage. Early detection is important because cardiomyopathy can sometimes be life-threatening.