Archives for August 2018

Is Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Hereditary

​With all the interest in genetic testing these days, you may be wondering if restrictive cardiomyopathy is hereditary. If so, should you get genetic testing for yourself and/or your family? And what exactly is restrictive cardiomyopathy? Should you be concerned about it? Quick Navigation What is Restrictive Cardiomyopathy?Causes of Restrictive cardiomyopathyThe Genetic Condition: Familial Restrictive CardiomyopathyWhen Can […]

Can a Leaky Heart Valve Cause Shortness of Breath

Shortness of breath can be a scary condition and one that should always be checked out by a doctor. You may be wondering, is shortness of breath a possible indicator of a leaky heart valve? The short answer is yes.  Quick Navigation Shortness of Breath: A Possible Indicator of Heart DiseaseWhat About Anxiety and Panic Attacks?What […]

How Serious is Tachycardia

Tachycardia is a fancy name for a rapid heartbeat. It can feel very scary when it happens to you.If you are new to experiencing tachycardia, you may be wondering, exactly how serious is it?Don’t panic. Tachycardia may feel scary, but it is not typically an impending sign of death. Read on. ​ What Exactly Is Tachycardia?Tachycardia is […]