Category Archives: Ask the Cardiologist

Ask the Cardiologist: any limitations for heavy aerobic exercise after heart surgery?

Dr. Maciej Malinski is on the medical staff at Sherman Hospital. He has been kind enough to answer some frequently asked questions related to maintaining a healthy heart in his Ask the Cardiologist series. To see all posts Dr. Malinski … Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist: Is anticoagulant medication required after v-fib?

Dr. Maciej Malinski is on the medical staff at Sherman Hospital. He has been kind enough to answer some frequently asked questions related to maintaining a healthy heart in his Ask the Cardiologist series. To see all posts Dr. Malinski … Continue reading

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What is PVD? How do I know if I have it?

There are just 10 seats remaining for tonight’s lecture at the Centre of Elgin, “What is PVD? How do I know if I have it?” PVD, or peripheral vascular disease, is something 5% of people over age 50 are believed … Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist: What are the symptoms of heart attack?

Dr. Maciej Malinski is on the medical staff at Sherman Hospital. He has been kind enough to answer some frequently asked questions related to maintaining a healthy heart in his Ask the Cardiologist series. To see all posts Dr. Malinski … Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist: Heart Health for the Ladies

Q: Are women more likely to die of breast cancer or heart disease? Are there any female-specific things we can do to improve heart health? A: With all the breast cancer news and awareness campaigns, we forget that roughly 6 … Continue reading

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Heart Myth or Fact #25: I have diabetes, but I’m in the clear if my blood sugar level is under control.

MYTH Dr. Malinski weighs in: Diabetes is a chronic disease that has effects on many organs in our body, and heart and arteries are no exception. Diabetics are 2 to 4 times more likely to have any of the cardiovascular … Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist for Heart Month: Are heart attacks diseases of the elderly?

Q: Are heart attacks diseases of the elderly, or is it possible to suffer one in your 30s and 40s?

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