Does Practicing Self-Compassion Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease?

Recent research suggests that practicing self-compassion can lower our risk of heart disease in addition to mental health benefits.

Loneliness and Social Isolation Increases Heart Disease in Women

Synthetic Material Can Repair Injured Organs

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Nassir Azimi, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FASNC

Cardiovascular and Structural Heart Interventional Physician

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Cardiovascular and Structural Heart Interventional Physician with Boards in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

Heart Disease Videos

Exercise and Heart Disease

Heart Disease: Effects of Caffeine

Heart Disease: Effects of High Blood Pressure

Heart Disease: Effects of Stress and Anxiety

Heart Disease: Effects of Sugar

Heart Disease - Adderall

Heart Disease - Antibiotics Risks

Heart Disease - Illicit Drug Use

Heart Disease - Pacemaker

Heart Disease - SICD

Heart Disease - Vitamins and Supplements

Heart Disease - Watchman Device - HAS-BLED Score

Heart Failure Videos

Congestive Heart Failure - Overview

Congestive Heart Failure - Definition

Congestive Heart Failure - Alternative Treatments

Congestive Heart Failure - Associated Conditions

Congestive Heart Failure - Causes

Congestive Heart Failure - Cure

Congestive Heart Failure - Discharge

Congestive Heart Failure - Ejection Fraction

Congestive Heart Failure - Follow-Up Testing

Congestive Heart Failure - Heart Transplant

Congestive Heart Failure - Heart Attacks

Congestive Heart Failure - Immune Suppression Medication

Congestive Heart Failure - Lifestyle Effects

Congestive Heart Failure - Medications

Congestive Heart Failure - Medication Side Effects

Congestive Heart Failure - Prevalence

Congestive Heart Failure - Testing

Congestive Heart Failure - Treatments

Heart Attack Videos

Heart Attack - Definition

Heart Attack - Symptoms

Heart Attack - 911 and the ER

Heart Attack - Causes

Heart Attack - When To See a Doctor

Heart Attack - Discharge Medications

Heart Attack - Echocardiogram

Heart Attack - Electrocardiogram

Heart Attack - Risk Factors

Heart Attack - Prevention

Heart Attack - Similar Symptoms

Heart Attack - Apple Watch

Heart Attack - Insurance

Heart Attack - Long Term Medication

Heart Attack - Medication After Stents

Heart Attack - Exercise Stress Test

Heart Attack - Medication Side Effects

Heart Attack - Treatment

Heart Attack - Treatment Options

Heart Attack Treatment - Aspirin

Heart Attack Treatment - Nitroglycerin

Heart Attack - Bypass Surgery

Heart Attack - Coronary Angioplasty

Heart Attack - Surgery Complications

Heart Attack - Surgery Recovery

Heart Attack - Discharge

Heart Attack - Lifestyle Changes

Heart Attack - Organizations

Heart Attack - Cardiac Rehab

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Associated Conditions

What Drugs Are Used To Treat Atrial Fibrillation?

There are various drugs that are used to treat atrial fibrillation before or after cardioversion, learn about each of them in this article.


Heart Healthy Sports for People With Diabetes

There are certain sports or exercise routines that are well suited for people with diabetes to maintain a more healthy heart.

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How Obesity Affects The Heart

Being obese can lead to many health issues but one of the main ways obesity affects one’s health is how it impacts the heart.


Telehealth and Cardiology

The COVID-19 pandemic has made telehealth the norm in cardiology and other specialties, which comes with its benefits and challenges.

Can The Blockchain Reinvent Electronic Health Records?

Electronic records are a hot topic in the medical community as they can make it easier but is the blockchain good for storing such confidential information?

What Are The Top Cardiology Journals?

If you want to learn about cardiology, here are the top cardiology journals where you can find trusted and reliable information.

The 3 Basic Radiation Safety Principles to Help The Heart

For doctors to avoid problems with radiation, the 3 basic principles of radiation safety are time, distance, and shielding.



How Vitamin K Benefits the Heart

Scientists have discovered that two types of Vitamin K - found in green vegetables, meat and cheese - can benefit the heart.


FDA Approves Fish Oil-Based Drug For Increased Use

Fish oil has numerous health benefits and the FDA recently approved its very first drug that is fish oil based. What is it used for?


Following A Plant-Based Diet Benefits Heart Health

It seems that the best way to help your heart is to eat mostly plant-based foods, but avoid sugary or salty snack foods and include fish or chicken.


HIIT and Heart Health

High intensity interval training (or HIIT) is a popular workout composed of intense interval training with short rest periods and can help your heart.

Strengthening The Core To Help The Heart

Lots of things help your heart like aerobic exercise, strength training, and a portion-controlled eating plan but strengthening your core is also great.

Higher Rates of Atrial Fibrillation in Former NFL Players

According to research by the American Heart Association, former NFL players are 6 times more likely to have atrial fibrillation (AFib) than other men.

Cardiological Health Dangers of Steroids

Steroids may be tempting for athletes to get an edge but they can have devastating effects on your body, including your cardiological health.


Heart Health

Listen To The Heart: The Effects Of Noise Pollution

Sitting in traffic is never ideal but research shows that chronic noise exposure can be damaging to heart health.

Heart Health

Can Watching Sports Cause a Heart Attack?

Research is now discovering links between increased heart attack risks and watching sports.

Heart Health

Is Optimism Good For The Heart?

Optimism not only helps you feel better about the future but research shows that positivity can actually help your heart health.


An Overview of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices

There are various cardiovascular implantable electronic devices including pacemakers, Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), and Subcutaneous ICDs.

Apple Watches and EKGs

Apple Watches serve many functions but one important one for people with atrial fibrillation or other heart issues is as an EKG (electrocardiogram).

How AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming medicine and is now being used to predict when patients are at risk for having a heart attack or stroke.

Can Technology Prevent or Reduce Heart Attacks?

You might be able to use technology like smartphones to help you self-monitor your heart rate and potentially prevent or reduce heart attacks.

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