Heart and vascular

The Beat Goes On: Exciting Heart Health Advances to Anticipate in the 2020s

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute February 11, 2020

Cardiovascular medicine has been changing at an incredible pace over the past 25 years. But the 2020s may prove to…

Matters of the Heart: 4 Ways Women’s Heart Health Differs From Men’s

M. Barbara Srichai-Parsia, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 13, 2020

When it comes to heart disease, men and women are not equal. Most of what we know about heart disease,…

High Blood Pressure in Young Adults: What Causes It, and How Do We Treat It?

Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist February 17, 2020

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a fairly common reason we see older adults. In addition to genetics,…

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

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….

Living With Advanced Heart Failure? Take Heart

Ezequiel J. Molina, MD, Surgical Director of the LVAD and Heart Transplant Program February 24, 2020

There is no doubt that the person best equipped to manage your heart failure is a specialist. To monitor symptoms…

How to Choose a Heart Specialist

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute February 26, 2020

Most primary care physicians do an excellent job of managing common risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol…