According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure affects almost one in every two individuals in the United States.
Written By Ami Beniaminovitz, MD As an avid runner and a cardiologist, I try to closely follow the research on endurance running and its effects on the heart. Recent research has raised alarms about the potential for plaque buildup and scarring in the heart in some long-distance runners. Yet other studies have suggested that when […]
70% of people who have had a heart attack or stroke did not know that LDL cholesterol is often called "bad cholesterol" because it causes fat to build up in the arteries.