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Having sex after a heart attack - what you need to know

After a heart attack, we just want to get back to our normal lives – including our sex lives. But is sex after a heart attack safe?

COVID; Heart

Cardiac MRI for COVID-19 return-to-play is not ready for prime time

With many major college football conferences returning to play, researchers are studying whether cardiac MRI can help student-athletes safely get back in the game after COVID-19 infection. But MRI might not be the best tool for the job. Learn why.


Why daily aspirin therapy for heart disease might not be safe for everyone

A September 2018 study suggests that taking aspirin to lower the risk of heart disease might not be worth the risk of bleeding the drug carries for many people. Sharon Reimold, M.D., discusses what the study results mean for patients.


What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

Heart attack symptoms in women can be subtle. But less severe symptoms don’t mean a less severe heart attack.


Can NSAIDs increase my risk of heart attack or stroke?

NSAIDS like ibuprofen help manage pain and inflammation. But are they safe for the heart? Dr. Reimold weighs the risks and benefits.


5 tips for taking your blood pressure at home

Frustrated with high blood pressure readings at the doctor’s office? Dr. Reimold offers 5 tips for measuring blood pressure at home.


10 truths about statins and high cholesterol

There are more misconceptions about statins on the Internet than there are truths. Our cardiologists answer 10 frequently asked questions.


Holiday drinking and your heart: When should it be last call for alcohol?

Many of us like to enjoy cocktails at holiday parties, but we could be damaging our hearts in the process.


Should I take blood thinners to control my atrial fibrillation?

Blood thinners can help people with atrial fibrillation avoid stroke, but all anticoagulants carry some risks of their own.


Broken heart syndrome is mysterious, but real

Having a broken heart may sound like the stuff of countless movies and songs, but it is a literal, very real condition, according to UT Southwestern cardiologist Sharon Reimold, M.D.


Symptoms of heart disease in women

Cardiac Disease in Men and Women: Yes, there are differences Bill Cosby once joked that “Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.”