Did you know that shortness of breath may actually be caused by problems of the heart? One of these is called pulmonary hypertension (PH). But what causes pulmonary hypertension and how does it affect the lungs? Dr Francesco Lo Giudice, consultant cardiologist expert in this condition, explains it all in this follow-up article from his first on shortness of breath.
Regular daily activities can cause us to get short of breath. However, if we experience too much shortness of breath, this can be concerning and could be the indication of something more serious. Highly experienced consultant cardiologist Dr Francesco Lo Giudice, part of the national pulmonary hypertension service team at Hammersmith Hospital, describes in this article what doctors look for in a patient experiencing shortness of breath and what it could mean.
We hear it all our lives and we are taught young what to look for in case of an emergency regarding the heart. However, there is more to it and expert consultant cardiologist Dr Francesco Lo Monaco has given us the most essential information to know about our heart health in this article.
You have a heart murmur, but now what? There are different kinds of treatments for different severities of murmurs. Usually it is a simple treatment, but if not, there are other options. And how has COVID-19 had an impact on patients with heart murmurs and how doctors treat the condition? Experienced consultant cardiologist Dr Aigul Baltabaeva clarifies these unknowns.
Heart murmurs can feel strange to those who do not know what they are. Most of the time they are harmless, but sometimes they are more serious. Experienced consultant cardiologist Dr Aigul Baltabaeva has given us a thorough explanation of the causes of both types of heart murmurs and advises when we should seek help.
Myocarditis is an issue that causes inflammation of the heart and can lead to serious problems. Most people who are diagnosed with this condition are fit and healthy, so it's important to be informed about it. Expert cardiologist Dr Sabiha Gati is here to share her knowledge on this condition.
Heart failure occurs as a result of the human heart gradually becoming weaker and weaker as we age, and thus tends to affect the elderly more than any other age group. In our latest article, esteemed and highly trained adult cardiologist, Dr Vinay Kumar Bhatia, provides a comprehensive explanation of what heart failure is, what causes it and how it can be treated.
It's possible to implement regular cardiology check-ups, consistent exercise and maintain a healthy diet to improve your heart health. But what should you do to achieve this? Experienced cardiology consultant Dr Riyaz A Kaba advises how.
Cardiomyopathy is a serious heart condition, but there are many types and many questions surrounding it. Professor Gerald Carr-White, a leading cardiologist specialist, has answered these common questions and described cardiomyopathy in further detail for us.
We spoke with a leading consultant cardiologist, Dr Oliver Guttmann, to discuss the symptoms of myocarditis, what causes it, how it's investigated, diagnosed, and treated. In this article, we discuss how COVID-19 can impact the health of your heart. Find out if you're at risk of myocarditis.