Breathlessness is a frequently occurring symptom of heart failure, which can often lead to patients experiencing panic and stress. Distinguished consultant cardiologist Dr Gosia Wamil explores the relationship between breathlessness and heart failure.
When it comes to heart conditions, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a lesser-known but significant concern. HCM is a genetic heart disorder that affects the structure of the heart muscle, potentially leading to various health issues. Renowned consultant cardiologist Dr Malgorzata Wamil answers your frequently asked questions about the condition.
In her latest online article, Dr Gosia Wamil gives us her insights into statins. She talks about current guidelines on statins, how high someone’s cholesterol should be to take statins, how long statins take to work, if the effects wear off, long term risks, safety concerns and if there’s any evidence-based alternatives to statins.