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9 Unusual Facts About Your Heart

Your heart is a wondrous organ, beating around 100,000 times a day and filling your body with oxygen-rich blood. We all know it is approximately the size of a fist, and women’s hearts beat faster than men’s, but here are some more unusual facts about your heart and the things it can do.

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How to Tell If Chest Pain is Heartburn or a Heart Attack

It comes on suddenly—chest pain so sharp that you think you might be having a heart attack. But, then again, you just had a big meal. Are you merely suffering from a bout of heartburn? Or are you having a life-threatening heart attack?

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The Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

Imagine you’re getting on the exit ramp, only to see that the highway is at a standstill and you are unable to get to work.

Now imagine you haven’t even left your house yet. You get in the car, try to start your engine and nothing happens. Your car won’t turn on and again, you are unable to get to work. You get out your jumper cables and call a friend.

April 20, 2017 | Dr. Chetan Hampole

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6 Numbers to Track for Heart Health

Taking control of your health can empower you to advocate for yourself when something goes wrong. While doctors can measure the key indicators during a physical exam, this is a one-time measure. Your continual monitoring can alert your physician of irregularities or other symptoms that could be cause for concern.

February 14, 2017 | Dr. Chetan Hampole

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Cleveland Clinic Heart Health Infographic: Stats You Need to Know

It’s American Heart Month, and we’ve got the results from a recent Cleveland Clinic study on our knowledge of heart health. Check out the findings below and get educated to keep your heart healthy.

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