Tag Archives: angina

What is a stress test?


By Julian Booker, MD Unless otherwise stated, any stress test referenced on a MyHeart related blog post will refer specifically to cardiac stress tests.  Other heart related stress tests like cardiopulmonary exercise tests can be discussed at a later date. … Continue reading

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Chest Pain – Part 1 – angina


By Julian Booker, MD Chest pain is one of the most frightening symptoms that a person can experience. The problem is that not all chest pain is dangerous and not all chest pains are created equal. Some chest pain such … Continue reading

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Aortic stenosis?!!


Our body’s primary artery, the aorta, supplies blood to the entire body. The aortic valve allows blood to flow from the heart into the aorta but prevents blood from leaking back into the heart.  In aortic stenosis, sometimes called aortic … Continue reading

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Diabetes and my heart


                                                                                                 By Julian Booker, MD When I am in clinic, there are very few things that drive me crazier than trying to impress upon a patient the importance of managing their cardiovascular risk. Once a patient has a heart attack … Continue reading

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