Can having cancer affect your heart health? Dr Arjun K Ghosh, a leading consultant cardiologist in London, explains what kind of damage can occur to your heart during and after undergoing cancer therapies and the ways you can protect your heart.
It is essential to have regular heart check-ups, especially if there is a history of heart conditions or sudden death syndrome in your family. Here one of our expert cardiologists Dr Sabiha Gati explains the commonest types of inherited heart diseases and what you can expect from a cardiac medical screening.
Shortness of breath can be fatal if left untreated, it also happens to be one of the leading causes of A&E visits. We wanted to discuss some of the ways heart problems can impact the body, so we got in contact with one of our breathing with one of the UK's leading cardiologists, Dr Niket Patel. In this article, he explains some of the symptoms to look out for and when you should see a specialist.
Rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) naturally vary among people from different ethnicities. But why do South Asians have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases compared to Europeans? And what preventative measures should this community be aware of? Dr Joban Sehmi, one of our top consultant cardiologists in London and Watford explains.
If you faint at the sight of blood or needles or from standing up for long periods, you are someone that experiences situational syncope. This is temporary loss of consciousness in response to a certain trigger or situation that causes you stress. Award-winning cardiologist, Dr Boon Lim, explains what is happening to our bodies when we faint, how it can be avoided and offers some tips to help you cope when you feel a syncope episode coming on.
It is difficult to know when you should take your chest pain seriously and when you can safely ignore it as there is a myriad of different causes - some more serious than others. Dr Iqbal Malik, a leading consultant cardiologist explains the symptoms and causes and what you should do if you think it's serious.
Millions of patients go to A&E annually with chest pain symptoms. Many of these then go on to be diagnosed with angina. We spoke to Professor Attila Kardos who is a leading consultant cardiologist based in Milton Keynes, to understand more about angina and why it is so important to get tested if you are having symptoms.
Learn about the diagnosis and prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) from Dr Naveen Mudalagiri, an expert in the condition. He also gives you insight into two procedures for CHD: angiogram and angioplasty.
An exercise test is used to determine how your heart responds when it's working at full strength and can reveal any problems related to your heart rate and blood pressure during exercise. Wondering what to expect on the day? Read more from one of London's leading cardiologists Dr Sabiha Gati.
Patients with COVID-19 infection can develop cardiovascular complications. Furthermore, those with existing cardiovascular conditions can have an increased risk of severe covid symptoms. Learn from Professor Michael Mahmoudi about how coronavirus can affect the heart.