Articles Tagged: heart disease

I noticed when I exercise my heart will beat really fast and strong (like it’s coming through my chest), but I can never feel my pulse. I did some research and I am curious, could I have an arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) or heart disease? Should I see a doctor or can I diagnosis it myself?

Thank you for your question. Heart disease is fortunately rare in teenagers. Some children are born with a birth defect of abnormal heart valves, a hole between 2 parts of … read more

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Heart Disease

Many people believe that heart disease only affects older men. This is a stereotype that is not true. The reality is, heart disease is the #1 cause of death for … read more

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