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It’s Allergy Season! What Might That Mean for Your Heart?

From Springtime on into the summer months, millions of people struggle with allergies related to pollen and other environmental factors. Because they are so widely available, the common perception of over-the-counter allergy medications is that they are safe. This isn’t necessarily a given. Allergy drugs, both prescription and commercial, can effectively reduce the symptoms of […]


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Is it Anxiety or a Heart Problem?

Studies suggest that approximately 11 percent of the population suffers from general anxiety disorder at some point during their lifetime. Anxiety may be felt like a general but low sense of unease, or it may come and go in moments of stress. For some, anxiety involves panic attacks, events that can closely mimic the symptoms […]


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Could Your Racing Heart be Caused by Caffeine?

It is not uncommon to hear patients say that, when they started experiencing racing or skipping a heartbeat, they stopped drinking caffeinated beverages. In general, there is a widespread perception that caffeine may be a root cause of a racing heart, even in light of our overwhelming consumption of caffeinated products, including energy drinks, coffee, […]


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More on Women and Heart Disease

In a recent article, we discussed the issue of heart disease and the subtle ways it presents in women, offering Susan Lucci’s recent health scare as an example. Hearing that heart disease is the number one killer of women can feel frightening, understandably. For that reason, we want to follow up our last article with […]



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Living with Atrial Fibrillation

Discovering the cause of fluttering heart episodes can be both enlightening and a little frightening. Atrial fibrillation is a common type of irregular heartbeat, one that may occur due to damage within the heart’s electrical system. Atrial fibrillation, known as Afib, may stem from coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, or other conditions. If you […]


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Slow Heart Rate: What You Need to Know

As a person gets older, they may experience a decline in their heart rate. Referred to as bradycardia, a slower-than-normal heart rate is not an uncommon situation. It is, however, one that your doctor will want to monitor and for which treatment may become necessary. At rest, everyone’s heart rate slows down. However, the rate […]


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New Risk Factors for Heart Disease Explained

Historically speaking, people of a certain age tend to become aware of potential risks to their long-term health. Many people know that obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes, and high blood pressure put them at risk for heart disease. However, the bigger picture has recently expanded to include potentially sneaky factors that could pose a threat to […]


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