Tag: Heart Disease
Can Cocoa Extract and a Multivitamin Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer?
Previous studies of cocoa flavanols conducted by researchers at BWH and other institutions have found that cocoa may reduce the risk of heart disease as well as slow age-related cognitive decline.
Inflammation and Heart Disease: Understanding the Link
You already know that high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and certain lifestyle factors are major risk factors for heart disease. But science shows there’s another factor that could impact your heart health.
Heart Disease and Stroke: How to Lower Your Risk
In the US, heart disease remains the number one killer, and stroke is number four. To decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease, it’s important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attack or stroke.
A Guide to Mitral and Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement
This article explores conditions that can damage mitral and aortic heart valves, and the surgical treatments used to repair or replace a valve.
Preeclampsia Can Raise Risk of Heart Disease
Women with preeclampsia require specialized care during and after pregnancy to improve pregnancy outcomes and long-term health.
Heart Disease: 7 Differences Between Men and Women
Men and women have differences in their cardiovascular systems. And yet, until recently, women with heart disease have been diagnosed and treated like men—with the same tests, same procedures, and same medications.
An Introduction to Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease, or coronary heart disease, affects more than 16 million Americans. This overview covers symptoms of coronary artery disease and treatment options from standard cases to the most complex.
Stay Ahead of Heart Disease with Preventive Cardiology
The Preventive Cardiology Program at Brigham Health provides comprehensive care and access to world-class cardiologists, cutting-edge treatments, and integrated clinical programs aimed at reducing cardiovascular risk factors and staying healthy.
The Long Journey to Heart Transplant
David Kenney, a resident of Arlington, Massachusetts, commutes on his bike eight miles to his office in Boston’s Back Bay year-round. In July, it was no different. Except this time, the 54-year-old was biking with a new heart.