An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity of the heart. EKGs are commonly used to diagnose and monitor a variety of heart conditions, including arrhythmias, heart attacks, and heart disease. In this blog post, we will discuss what an EKG is, how it works, and its uses and […]


Cardiac amyloidosis is a rare disease that can lead to heart failure and other serious complications. It occurs when abnormal proteins called amyloids build up in the heart muscle, causing it to become stiff and less able to pump blood effectively. In this blog post, we’ll explore what cardiac amyloidosis is, its symptoms, causes, and […]


Diabetes and heart disease are often closely linked. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood, which can lead to damage to various organs, including the heart. In fact, people with diabetes are two to four times more likely to develop heart disease than those without diabetes. This […]


High cholesterol levels can increase your risk of heart disease, so it’s important to take steps to lower your cholesterol if it is too high. Here are some ways you can lower your cholesterol: Make dietary changes: Making changes to your diet can be an effective way to lower cholesterol. Focus on eating more fruits, […]

Chest Pain

Chest pain is a common symptom that can have many different causes, ranging from minor issues such as indigestion to life-threatening conditions such as a heart attack. If you experience chest pain, it is important to seek medical attention right away to determine the cause and receive appropriate treatment. Some of the most common causes […]

Cardiology Visit

A visit to a cardiologist typically involves several steps, including: Medical history: Your cardiologist will ask about your medical history, including any symptoms you are experiencing, family history of heart disease, and any previous heart-related tests or treatments you have had. Physical exam: Your cardiologist will perform a physical exam, including checking your blood pressure, […]

Types of Cardiologists

There are several different types of cardiologists, each with their own specialized training and expertise. Here are a few examples: General cardiologists: These are cardiologists who have completed a general cardiology fellowship and are trained to diagnose and manage a wide range of heart-related conditions. Interventional cardiologists: These cardiologists have additional training in performing minimally […]

Cardiac Cath

Cardiac catheterization, also known as coronary angiogram, is a medical procedure that is used to diagnose and treat heart conditions. During the procedure, a thin, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted into an artery in the arm or leg and guided to the heart. Cardiac catheterization is a common and safe procedure that has […]