What is a Stress Test

If you’ve been experiencing certain heart issues, your doctor may suggest you take a stress test.Now, don’t stress.A stress test is not as stressful as it sounds, unless you’re terrified of exercise.This type of heart testing is also called a treadmill test. It gives your doctor a better idea of how well your heart functions […]

Untreated Aortic Stenosis Affecting Baby Boomer Generation at Alarming Rates

THE AGING POPULATION: “Baby Boomers” and Aortic Stenosis Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most common heart valve problem in the United States, affecting an estimated 3.4 million people in the United States.  As with many cardiovascular syndromes, the prevalence of aortic stenosis increases with age and it has been estimated that approximately 2% of people […]