Cardiovascular

Fibromuscular dysplasia

Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a disease that causes narrowing, beading, bulging (aneurysm) and dissections in the medium to large arteries in the body. Headaches and ringing...

Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)

Myocardial infarction (MI), also known as a heart attack, occurs when there is an obstruction of blood flow to the heart. This results in ischemia or...

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral arterial disease refers to a circulatory impairment that causes narrow blood vessels in the extremities resulting in decreased blood flow. The most common cause of...

Hypertension

Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing on the walls of the arteries. Normal blood pressure is...

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy also known as apical ballooning syndrome, or “broken heart syndrome” is a reversible dysfunction of the left ventricle (the heart’s main pumping chamber). The...

Mitral Valve Prolapse

The mitral valve is on the left side of the heart, between the left atrium (top part of the heart) and left ventricle (bottom part of...

Patent Foramen Ovale

The foramen ovale is a hole located between the top two chambers of the heart of fetuses. Normally, within the year after birth the hole closes...

Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia, often referred to as high cholesterol, is having high levels of fats in the bloodstream such as cholesterol and triglycerides. Hyperlipidemia can be caused by...

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a disorder of the autonomic nervous system. A person may experience challenges when moving to an upright position due to...

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD)

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an emergency cardiovascular condition where the inner layer of one or more coronary artery tears and causes a blockage resulting...

Hemorrhagic Stroke

During a hemorrhagic stroke, a weakened artery ruptures and causes bleeding within the brain or in the tissue surrounding the brain. This leads to increased pressure...

Headache After Stroke

It is important to note that headache and/or migraine disease may occur after having a stroke, depending on the location and the severity of the stroke....