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The heart and kidneys share a special, life-sustaining connection, so that what’s good or bad for one is generally good or bad for the other.
It should be no surprise that, left unchecked, the stress and anxiety of the holidays can be detrimental to both physical and mental health.
James Stuber had no pulse for 29 minutes after suffering a heart attack, but thanks to the care he received from the UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute team at UH Geauga Medical Center, he survived and returned to work teaching karate classes.
The UH Harrington Heart & Vascular team treated 66-year-old Jon Misner’s lengthy, complex heart issues.
People often confuse heart attack and cardiac arrest. In short, heart attack is a plumbing issue. Sudden cardiac arrest is an electrical issue.
The researchers estimate that pollution was responsible for nine million deaths worldwide in 2019, 5.1 million of which were due to cardiovascular disease.
From 2006 to 2016, heart attacks for people younger than age 40 have increased by 2 percent every year. What is driving this trend?
At 49, Devi Snively didn’t have any risk factors for heart disease, but while on vacation in New Zealand, she had a heart attack. Devi turned to UH cardiologist Heather Gornik, MD to find out why.