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5 Questions Everyone with Heart Disease Should Answer

Learning that you have heart disease is an overwhelming experience. All of a sudden there are lots of changes to make, including the foods that you eat, the activities you do, and the medicines that you take. The goal with treatment for heart disease is to reduce your risk for serious complications, such as a […]

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COVID and Cardiac Disease

People with serious cardiac diseases are faring worse than patients without heart disease when they contract COVID-19. SBL Cardiologist B. Lakshmi, MD, explains that COVID-19 causes inflammation throughout the vasculature system, specifically in the blood vessels. A mild case of COVID-19 will only involve the lungs. Patients commonly have respiratory symptoms, loss of smell, or […]