heart problems

What to expect during pregnancy if you have a heart condition

Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist February 01, 2017

Common tests during pregnancy include ultrasounds and blood sugar screenings. But heart tests – such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) – are…

The surprising heart risks of too much sleep and exercise

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 10, 2017

You’ve probably heard a lot about how getting exercise and sleep can help you avoid heart troubles in the future….

Know your heart-healthy numbers – including CRP

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 14, 2017

“Know your numbers.” It’s a common theme surrounding heart health. Most doctors agree you should know your blood pressure, blood…