Causes of Heart Failure

Any type of damage to the heart muscle will weaken the muscle and may lead to heart failure. Below are the most common causes of heart muscle damage (or cardiomyopathy) in the U.S. Atherosclerosis (coronary artery disease, CAD). In this case, the arteries tasked with supplying the heart with blood are clogged narrowed. Coronary artery […]

Stress Testing

A stress test is assesses the heart’s ability to work and identifies coronary artery disease. It also assesses the need for further treatments or tests. During the procedure, the heart is put under stress and its reaction is monitored. Before, during, and after, healthcare providers monitor both your EKG and your vital signs. Your heart […]