Doctors Answer Heart Health Questions

Doctors and cardiologists respond to questions about heart health

The heart is one of the most important organs in your body, and all sorts of problems can hinder its pumping, from high cholesterol, to coronary artery disease, to atrial fibrillation, to all sorts of arrhythmias. Sudden cardiac arrest and other heart attacks are a leading cause of death, so it's natural you would have tons of questions after a heart condition diagnosis. Luckily, our cardiologists and other doctors at have you covered. Below is a selection of burning questions from our users answered by our medical experts as part of our “Ask the Experts” feature.

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Reviewed on 1/18/2018