Low-carb, high-fat diets led to more damaging, more deadly heart attacks and impaired recovery of heart function in study.
Limiting sodas and sports drinks to two a week, eating more fish and cutting back on salt are all good ways to eat for a healthy heart.
Heart disease kills more women, young and old, than cancer. Yet for most, it’s avoidable with a healthier lifestyle.
Professor of medicine and physiology & biophysics, director of Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program
Areas of expertise: Hypertension, preventive cardiology, hyperaldosteroneism, lipid management
Associate professor of medicine and section chief of electrophysiology
Areas of expertise: Electrophysiology, cardiac therapies
Co-director of the UAB Heart & Vascular Center and professor of interventional cardiology
Areas of expertise: Interventional cardiology
Assistant professor and director of the Structural Heart Program
Areas of expertise: Coronary artery disease, angina, aortic stenosis, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Professor of Epidemiology
Areas of expertise: stroke symptoms and associated risk factors, life-course exposure to the stroke belt geographic region, and risk factors for outcomes following carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting
Professor of Biostatistics
Areas of expertise: cardiovascular and cerebrovascular epidemiology, clinical trials methodology
Professor of medicine and director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Areas of expertise: Cardiothoracic surgery, heart-lung transplantation, mechanical heart support
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