Welcome to MyHeart.net

Take Control of Your Health

At MyHeart.net, we would like to be your home for all things cardiac. Whether you are struggling with heart disease yourself or simply trying to avoid it, our goal is to provide high quality information and services to you daily.

Featured Blog Articles
The Widow Maker

The Widow Maker

By Mustafa Ahmed MD As an interventional cardiologist, a large part of my job is…

Vasovagal Syncope – What You Need To Know

Vasovagal Syncope – What You Need To Know

Vasovagal Syncope – What you need to know By Murtaza Ahmed MD If you have…

Science of Exercise:  Basal Metabolic Rate

Science of Exercise: Basal Metabolic Rate

By Philip Johnson, MD, PhD The science of exercise will be a series of articles meant for…

Earlobe Crease And Heart Disease – Fact Or Myth?

Earlobe Crease And Heart Disease – Fact Or Myth?

By Mustafa Ahmed MD EarLobe Crease and Heart Disease – Franks Sign In 1973, a…

Leaky Heart Valve – When The Mitral Valve Fails

Leaky Heart Valve – When The Mitral Valve Fails

by Mustafa Ahmed MD A Leaky Heart Valve – Mitral Regurgitation A leaky heart valve, when…

Can You Die From a Broken Heart?

Can You Die From a Broken Heart?

By Stephen Russell MD My wife lost her first love recently. Preceding me by five…

What Is A Stress Test?

What Is A Stress Test?

By Julian Booker MD Unless otherwise stated, any stress test referenced on a MyHeart related…

Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss?

Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss?

 Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss? By Murtaza Ahmed MD There has…

In The News

BBC Health

Is Labour trying to make NHS privatisation an election issue? [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
UK female military medic who tested positive for Ebola is released from hospital after being declared free of virus [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
A British military worker who was admitted to a hospital in London with the Ebola virus after being flown back from Sierra Leone gives a news conference from a hospital in London. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
A Labour government would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS, Ed Miliband will say as he launches the party's election campaign. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray. [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

AHA News

Lo más destacado del estudio: Los niños expuestos al humo del cigarro de sus padres corren mayor riesgo de desarrollar arterias obstruidas en la adultez en comparación a los hijos de padres que no fuman. Los investigadores resaltaron que los padres no deben fumar si quieren darle a sus hijos [...]
Mon, Mar 23, 2015
Study Highlights Kids exposed to their parents' smoking had a higher risk of developing clogged arteries in adulthood than those with non-smoking parents. Researchers stressed that parents should not smoke if they want to provide the best long-term... [...]
Mon, Mar 23, 2015
DALLAS (March 23, 2015) – The American Heart Association was one of three national organizations recently awarded a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Community Health (CDC/DCH) to build and... [...]
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Medscape News

Risk of cardiac events went up fivefold with both biomarkers elevated, even in an already-high-risk population; lower-than-usual Lp(a) cut off values were used in the primarily Korean patient cohort. Heartwire from Medscape [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
That could improve the balance between patients treated vs events prevented, potentially boosting guidelines performance in targeting the patients who could most benefit from statins, researchers say. Heartwire from Medscape [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
A new study shows that exercise doesn't have to be "shocking" for patients with an ICD. Instead, a home-based, moderately strenuous aerobic exercise program can be both safe and beneficial. Heartwire from Medscape [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Some cancer patients would like more information on the health risks of their radiology tests, a new study found. Reuters Health Information [...]
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
Resources
Getting In Shape

Getting In Shape

We are currently working on a number of tools to help you improve your health whether you already have disease or you are just trying to prevent your disease. These tools include customized exercise and diet generators as well as personalized goals for prevention of disease.

About Disease

About Disease

We have put extensive effort into our MyHeart Blog to help you understand different types of cardiovascular diseases and their treatments. We have plans for a series of practical whitepapers for different disease states in the near future.

Finding Physicians

Finding Physicians

We are currently working on tools to help you navigate the overwhelming process of finding the best physician for your disease. Unlike the tools that are currently available, we will attempt to understand your condition and connect you with true experts in the field near your location.

Reviews

Reviews

We have plans to begin a series of critical reviews of certain healthcare products that are available, including apps, equipment, diets, and supplements. We are already doing this now to a certain extent in our blog.