A comprehensive yet easy to understand synopsis of the bicuspid aortic valve. Covers symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and tips for patients and physicians alike.
Mitral Annular Calcification is a complex process that occurs in the heart. This article, written by a cardiologist, explains Mitral Annular Calcification, how it’s diagnosed, treatments, risk factors, and common complications associated with the condition.
Aortic sclerosis is a condition whereby the aortic valve becomes thickened but does not significantly obstruct flow, unlike aortic stenosis, which does. This article outlines the dangers associated with aortic sclerosis, risk factors, treatments, and whether you should request to have an echocardiogram.
The widowmaker is the quintessential heart attack. And it’s dangerous. Find out why they call this LAD blockage the widow maker, what you can do to limit the risks of such a heart attack, and how widowmaker heart attacks are treated.
Have you or a loved one recently suffered from a STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction) heart attack? Are you a physician or med student looking for STEMI diagnostic and treatment guidelines? This article is an all-encompassing STEMI resource guide. At myheart.net we’ve helped millions of people through our articles and answers. Now our authors are keeping readers […]
According to the World Health Organization, coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Check out some interesting statistics about this killer and causes in the info-graphic below. 5/5 (1) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
It’s commonly believed that most heart attacks happen randomly. Maybe at night during sleep or while out walking alone. It’s also acknowledged that heart attacks are more likely to occur during periods of severe stress, such as during a natural disaster or even during periods of heightened emotions. There is however, a large body of […]
The Early Stages of Becoming a Cardiologist At myheart.net we’ve helped millions of people through our articles and answers. Now our authors are keeping readers up to date with cutting edge heart disease information through twitter. Follow Dr Ahmed on Twitter @MustafaAhmedMD Follow @MustafaAhmedMD If you are reading this article on how to become a cardiologist, […]
Click Here To See The Accompanying Widowmaker YouTube Video What Is The Widowmaker Artery And The Widowmaker Heart Attack? The Widowmaker artery is typically the main artery that runs down the front of the heart and supplies most of the heart with blood. The Widowmaker heart attack happens when there is a critical blockage in […]
If you have ever seen someone faint, you will know it can be a scary experience, especially as often it can happen out of the blue for no apparent reason, leading to a lot of anxiety for those around. So what is it that causes people to faint? Well there is actually a medical name […]