Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a well-known and major risk factor for cardiovascular and kidney diseases. Despite the developments of a variety of treatment options, however, the number of Americans affected by this dangerous condition continues to rise.
Everyone's heart races or feels like it skips a beat sometimes. Some people have them daily, others experience them rarely, but everyone has them.
Whether or not you’re good with numbers, here are a few facts you may want to keep in mind as you go about your life: About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year
During a May 2014 weekend, I spent a beautiful morning dressed as a bear. I was at the Coppell Education Foundation’s Run to Fund with Dr. Katy Lonergan from UT Southwestern’s Clinical Heart Center
Surprising information about women and heart disease, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
Good health doesn’t happen by accident. It takes self-awareness, education, and commitment – and the guidance of an expert physician doesn’t hurt, either.
Grilling can be a great time to enjoy each other’s company and enjoy delicious foods on holidays – like Memorial Day and July 4. The foods you might choose to throw on that grill are, of course, as limitless as your imagination.
Chronic stress can contribute to heart disease. Compensating for stress by eating makes it worse. The good news is that we can avoid stress eating with some simple steps.
The best part about being a heart surgeon is seeing patients’ lives transformed with new found hope and energy after treatment.
Active listening is an essential part of being a great physician and is oftentimes the most important tool in the assessment of a patient.