Heart Condition Heart Failure Articles

Heart Pump May Restore Heart Health

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Groundbreaking research finds that severe heart failure may sometimes be reversed—eliminating the need for a transplant.

Drugs for Treating Heart Failure

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

In addition to diet, exercise and surgery, doctors rely on a variety of drugs to combat heart failure. Learn more at Heart Connect.

Woman Becomes First Recipient of Experimental Artificial Heart

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

The newest total artificial heart is made for smaller patients, including women, adolescents, and certain men.

Key Historical Points in Heart Surgery

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Check out these key points in the history of heart surgery.

How to Make Your Healthiest Cup of Coffee

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Consider these suggestions for modifying or replacing your coffee to help optimize heart health.

Strange: An Ear-Tickling Device Could Improve Your Heart Health

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

A study out of Leeds has revealed an interesting potential factor in cardiac health.

3 Types of Exercise for a Healthy Heart

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Jogging, biking and swimming are all great exercise options for someone with heart disease.

2 Steps for Keeping Heart Disease at Bay

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

There's actually a lot you can do that may reduce your chances of heart disease.

Imaging stress tests

By Consumer Reports No Comments

If you have chest pain or other symptoms of heart disease, a test that stresses your heart can be lifesaving. But in other cases, you should be cautious about the tests. Here’s why.

Myth Busters: Policosanol Supplement Doesn't Reduce Cholesterol

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Just because a product is “natural” doesn't mean it's not powerful. And the overblown claims made by many of their makers should be regarded with skepticism.

What's the Skinny on Diet Soda and Heart Disease?

By Chris Kliesmet No Comments

We hear so many conflicting health reports, particularly those related to the heart-healthy diets. We are told consuming too much sugar and other high-glycemic index sweeteners will raise your blood sugar, lead to weight gain…

Uric Acid, Gout, and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

By Heart Connect StaffCA 2 Comments

I recently discovered that uric acid, the stuff that causes gout and that excruciating pain in your big toe, is also a factor in promoting heart disease.

Why Mind-Body Exercise Improves Mood and Health of Heart Failure Patients

By Irene McGee, FYI Living 1 Comment

If you’ve suffered a heart attack, or have heart problems, one of the best ways you can help yourself may be to start a regular yoga or meditation practice.