More Ask the Doctors - Your Heart and Other Conditions

Ask The Doctors: August 2017

I have had stable angina for about three years. I know how much exercise I can do before I feel any chest pain. My...

Heat Beat: August 2017

Taking a daily aspirin to protect against a stroke or heart attack poses a higher risk of disabling or fatal bleeding...

Ask the Doctors: July 2017

I have elevated cholesterol, and for many years when I had blood work I was told to fast for 12 hours. Recently my...

Ask the Doctors: June 2017

Radiofrequency ablation is a useful tool for the management of individuals with symptomatic atrial fibrillation and...

Ask the Doctors: May 2017

After more than 20 years I finally quit smoking a year ago. I know I feel better, but can any of the damage that...

Ask the Doctors: January 2017

 Subscribers OnlyAtrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of stroke 5-fold, and blood thinning with oral anticoagulant therapy...

Ask the Doctors: December 2016

 Subscribers OnlyMild and severe periodontal disease affect 75 percent and 30 percent of U.S. adults, respectively. Not surprisingly,...

Ask the Doctors: October 2016

 Subscribers OnlyWhen I had a heart attack, I was treated with angioplasty and a stent. Why didn’t they give me a clot-buster,...