When certain illnesses or medical conditions run in the family, your risk of either being born with or developing that condition increases. While rare, conditions that are caused by genetic mutations require immediate medical attention and often necessitate lifelong monitoring by a cardiologist or Read More
Different Types of Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgery is an invasive treatment for conditions that affect the veins, arteries, and lymphatic vessels throughout the body. A vascular disorder can greatly reduce a patient’s quality of life and raise the possibility of life-threatening health events, such as stroke. Since vascular Read More
Is Your Heart Beating Too Fast?
First love. Meeting someone famous. Seeing a rainbow after a sensational Sarasota storm. It’s a special feeling when your heart skips a beat. But what if it feels as if your heart is beating too fast? Most often the causes are not dangerous but it helps to know what’s behind the sensation and what Read More
Healthy Diet & Eating Clean: American Heart Association Recommendations
Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and Read More