Heart Health

When Is Heart Rate “Too Slow?”

It can be frightening to learn that your heart isn’t beating normally, especially when it’s racing or quivering. But what about bradycardia, a heartbeat that’s slower than normal? What’s considered “too slow” can vary from person to person,… Continue Reading

Can Cholesterol Be Too Low?

When I was a young cardiologist, I lectured on behalf of pharmaceutical companies, praising statin drugs and earning myself the nickname of “cholesterol choirboy.” Several years later, I discovered the dark side of statins – that they cause… Continue Reading