Valeriani R. Bead

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Valeriani R. Bead, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Health Cardiology Associates

Valeriania Bead, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute who is Level II trained in nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.

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African Americans & Health: Focus on Heart Disease (Part 1 in a Series)

by Valeriani R. Bead, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Health Cardiology Associates
February 18, 2020

When an African American man or woman visits my cardiology office, I don’t just see another patient in my schedule….

Diastolic Heart Failure Makes Up Two-Thirds of Heart Failure Cases—Here’s How We Treat it

by Valeriani R. Bead, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Health Cardiology Associates
February 12, 2019

Relaxing is an important part of life—even for the heart. When the heart has trouble relaxing between beats, the left…

3 Groups at Increased Risk for High Blood Pressure—and How to Beat It

by Valeriani R. Bead, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Health Cardiology Associates
November 20, 2018

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a well-known condition in America. We regularly check it during doctor’s visits and see…