Heart Healthy Blog

Understanding the relationship between genetics and heart disease can help individuals who may be at risk.

Genetics and Heart Disease: Risk Factors that Can’t Be Ignored

When people talk about heart disease, they often discuss obesity, smoking, and lack of physical activity. The relationship between genetics […]

Cardiology Associates of Michigan's newest heart doctor is Matthew Edwards, D.O.

Cardiology Associates of Michigan Welcomes Newest Heart Doctor to Team

Cardiology Associates of Michigan has welcomed its newest doctor to the team, Dr. Matthew Edwards, D.O. Dr. Edwards is board […]

Understanding the relationship between cancer and heart disease can help you manage potential side effects.

The Relationship Between Cancer and Heart Disease

Cancer and heart disease are the two leading causes of death in the United States, but one of the greatest […]

A heart calcium score could be an indicator of future heart problems.

Heart Calcium Score: What a Coronary Calcium Scan Is and What It Could Mean

A heart calcium score isn’t discussed as much as some other numbers related to your heart health, but it can […]

What is AFib? How worried should I be? If these are the questions you have, contact one of our heart doctors to discuss your condition.

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, is a condition that affects approximately four million people in the United States. Although […]

What is a heart attack, really? Known as a myocardial infarction, a heart attack requires immediate care. It occurs when the heart’s blood supply is cut off. As a result, part of the heart can be damaged. Heart attacks most often result from a buildup of plaque inside the coronary artery.

What is a Heart Attack, Really? … Heart Attack Treatment, Prevention, and Signs You May Not Realize

Many of us have heard of heart attacks for most of our lives. When you really think about the phrase, […]

Facts about strokes are not always well known. Strokes require immediate medical care, and four out of five strokes can be prevented.

Facts about Strokes: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How to Recognize the Signs

FAST: Face, Arms, Speech, Time. Most of us have heard of this acronym regarding recognizing the signs of a stroke […]

Many studies have linked heart health with a lower risk of dementia. Contact one of our cardiologists to learn more.

Study Links Heart Health with a Lower Risk of Dementia

You have one more reason to eat your vegetables. For many years, studies have linked heart health with a lower […]

Heart palpitations can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, anxiety, anemia, arrhythmia, low blood sugar, thyroid disease, and strong emotions.

Heart Palpitations: What They Are and the Possible Causes

You feel your heart beating at an incredibly rapid rate. You soon become slightly dizzy and panic as a result, […]

Cardiology Associates of Michigan offers the TAVR procedure.

TAVR Procedure: Cardiology Associates of Michigan Patients Feel Renewed after Treatment

Cardiology Associates of Michigan is proud to be able to offer the TAVR procedure (heart valve replacement) for suitable candidates. […]