Heart Scan

Could You Have a Silent Heart Attack and Not Know It?

…wasn’t getting enough blood to his heart. He was having silent ischemia. So I immediately reduced the resistance on the bicycle and asked him how he was feeling. He was surprised that I turned down the resistance. I asked him to just close his eyes and scan his body. He said he felt something in…

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5 Surprising Heart Disease Risk Factors

…significantly increase your heart disease risk. If you have heart disease, it’s not enough to just treat your disease. You need to focus on your overall health as well. There are a number of conditions that don’t seem on the surface to have much of a relationship with heart disease at all, yet they…

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Should You Get Screened for an Aneurysm?

…aneurysm ruptures, you can get clammy sweaty skin, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, trouble with constipation and urination, lightheadedness, and a rapid heart rate upon standing. Thoracic aortic aneurysms are even more dangerous since there may be no symptoms until they rupture, as was the case for my dear…

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