Heart Healthy Blog

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. […]

For his 90th birthday, Charles K. of Eastpointe went skydiving. Seventeen years ago, he had open heart surgery through Cardiology Associates of Michigan.

From Skydiving to Woodcarving: Heart Patient, 90, Doesn’t Let His Age Keep Him Down

On June 30, 2018, he finally accomplished something he’s always wanted to do: skydiving. He owns and maintains his own […]

For more information about how sleep apnea affects your heart, make an appointment to see one of our heart doctors in Macomb County or St. Clair County.

How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Heart

Sleep apnea is a condition that the general public hears about, but that many people don’t quite understand. They know […]

Stress affects your heart in numerous ways. Stress reduction tips can help ease the effects.

How Stress Affects Your Heart Health: Stress Reduction Tips You can Use

Whether the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is catching up to you, you have bills piling up, you […]

Blood Sugar and Heart Health: How Managing Diabetes can Reduce Cardiovascular Risks

On the surface, it might not seem as though blood sugar and heart health are related. However, studies have shown […]