Learn the signs and symptoms of heart attack with these helpful suggestions from ADC cardiologist Dr. Joseph Imsais.
May is “High Blood Pressure Awareness Month”. High blood pressure can ultimately lead to heart disease and has to be monitored.
You’re probably concerned about your cholesterol level, but if you’re like most, you find the language about cholesterol and other lipids — fatty substances in the body — confusing.
ADC Cardiologist Dr. Jose Mejia talks about heart disease risk factors, screening tests, and treatments and how the signs may be different for women.
The ankle-brachial index test is one of the screening tools your doctor can use to detect peripheral artery disease. It is a quick, non-invasive test that compares the blood pressure measured at your ankle with your blood pressure measured at your arm.
A carotid ultrasound is a painless test used to look for blockages and blood flow problems in the arteries. It’s usually the first imaging test used to diagnose carotid artery disease.
ADC Cardiologist Dr. Jose Mejia recently spoke on KXAN’s weekend morning show to talk about cardiac arrhythmia, the risk factors, signs and symptoms and treatment options.
ADC Cardiologist Dr. Jose Mejia joined us on Friday February 10 for a live Twitter chat to answer questions about women’s risk for heart disease and what you can do to reduce your chances of developing this deadly disease.
Heart disease affects more than 42 million American women, yet myths still persist that heart attacks are more of a problem for men than women. Only 55 percent of women know that heart disease is a significant threat to them and less than half know what healthy levels should be for risk factors of heart disease.
In the fight against heart disease, the top killer of Americans, a healthy diet and exercise are two of your most powerful weapons. Unfortunately, there is no one special food or supplement that will reduce your risk for heart disease, but even small changes can make a big impact.