I'd never heard of a silent heart attack until the doctors told me I'd probably had one. This is the tale of how I found out about my heart attack—and what I am doing to prevent another.
Unless you’re having unusual chest pains, you probably don’t have pericarditis—but I wanted to share my experience because of how quickly I was broadsided by this condition.
A heart attack is a very scary thing, and landing yourself in the ICU is even scarier. An experienced cardiac ICU nurse explains why you shouldn't necessarily panic.
Oftentimes, we parents forget that we need just as much support as the child(ren) we raise. If your child also has a health issue, you may completely forget to look after yourself.
It's a tough decision to go to the ER when you're in bed with mild chest pain. Maybe it's nothing serious. Maybe it's a heart attack. Here's what to expect if you do decide to go to the hospital.
Almost a year ago, I had an implantable cardiac loop recorder placed in my chest to monitor my arrhythmia. This is a short tale of that experience.
I recently had an implantable loop recorder (ILR) placed. It has given me a great deal of much-needed peace of mind. It is well worth the bother to be monitored at all times for paroxysmal AFib.
No one else cares as much about your health as you should. Never be afraid to ask questions. In this article, we will discuss how to properly measure and interpret your blood pressure.