Are Heart Diseases Reversible?

Are Heart Diseases Reversible? If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or if you’re at risk for cardiac problems, you’re certainly not alone. About 28 million adults in the U.S. have heart disease, according to data from the CDC, and every year, more than 600,000 people die as a result of cardiac problems. In fact,…

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Most Common Types of Heart Disease

Most Common Types of Heart Disease Heart disease causes around 610,000 deaths per year in the United States, according to the CDC—about 1 in 4 deaths. Indeed, it’s remained the leading cause of death in the US for the majority of the past century. At Tri-City Cardiology, our board-certified cardiologists have extensive clinical experience evaluating, diagnosing, and treating a wide variety cardiac…

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What is an Evolving Stroke?

What is an Evolving Stroke? Your heart’s job is to help keep the entire body alive by keeping your tissues adequately suffused with oxygenated blood. So, when cardiac problems develop, problems can also develop elsewhere in the body. A common complication of heart disease is a condition called a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), more commonly known…

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Is there a cure for heart disease?

Is There a Cure for Heart Disease? Although heart disease has had considerable media coverage in recent years, many people are unaware of the vast number of individuals it affects.  For someone suffering from a heart problem or who has a family member or a friend with one, an important question is whether there is…

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What are symptoms of a silent stroke?

What are symptoms of a silent stroke? Every year, about 800,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke, and about 140,000 of those men and women die as a result, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While most strokes – especially fatal ones – are major, causing obvious symptoms, many…

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5 Types of Heart Disease Symptoms, Risk Factors & Causes

5 Types of Heart Disease Symptoms, Risk Factors & Causes The Center for Disease Control reports that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Learning more about different types of cardiac problems can help you reduce your risk of experiencing serious, potentially fatal, complications that can happen as a result…

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Is Chest pain a symptom of Heart Disease?

Is Chest pain a symptom of Heart Disease? The first thing that most people think when they have chest pain is that it is heart-related or even that they could be having a heart attack. While chest pain definitely should not be ignored, it can mean a number of things. In fact, as much as…

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