Harjit K. Chahal MD

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Harjit K. Chahal, MD, MPH, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Harjit K. Chahal, MD, MPH, is a non-invasive cardiologist with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute.

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5 Things Women Need to Know About Their Heart

by Harjit K. Chahal, MD, MPH, Non-Invasive Cardiology
February 02, 2021

Women are often said to have big hearts, or soft hearts, or hearts of gold. But with cardiovascular disease in women trending nearly as high as in men—and heart…

Why Do More Women than Men Die after Heart Attacks?

by Harjit K. Chahal, MD, MPH, Non-Invasive Cardiology
February 19, 2018

The most common symptoms of a heart attack occur in both men and women: chest pain or pressure and arm…

Young women are at risk for this type of heart attack

by Harjit K. Chahal, MD, MPH, Non-Invasive Cardiology
February 12, 2018

Most heart attacks occur when cholesterol buildup, or plaque, blocks an artery and restricts blood flow. But a certain type…