Atrial fibrillation (AFib), is a type of irregular heartbeat that affects an estimated 2.2 million people in the U.S. If left untreated, AFib can cause a stroke. Elizabeth Huenefeldt of SoutheastHEALTH Cardiovascular Consultants, shares more about the AFib – stroke connection.
One in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has Peripheral Arterial Disease, or PAD, a condition that raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. Elizabeth Huenefeldt of Southeast Cardiovascular Consultants shares useful information about what causes PAD and what to do about it.
Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heart arrhythmia – and one we should not ignore. Elizabeth Huenefeldt of Southeast Cardiovascular Consultants helps us understand how AFib is diagnosed and managed.
When it comes to cholesterol knowing your numbers and what to do if they’re too high is key. Elizabeth Huenefeldt of Southeast Cardiovascular Consultants explains how to manage these important numbers.
Elizabeth Huenefeldt of Southeast Cardiovascular Consultants explains why reducing salt intake is hard, but by tracking it it's much easier to figure out how to cut back.
Heart Tracks provide patients with a direct link to cardiologists after they have presented to the Emergency Department with cardiac symptoms. Easy access, further evaluation and, if needed, treatment make a significant – and positive – difference for heart patients.
The number one killer in women is heart disease. It causes one out of every four deaths in women each year. But there are steps women can take toward better heart health. We’re visiting with Elizabeth Huenefeldt of Cardiovascular Consultants to learn more about women and heart disease.