In-depth

Cough

An occasional cough is normal and healthy. A cough that persists for weeks signals an underlying problem.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram allows your doctor to see your heart in motion. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a test that provides valuable clues about your heart health. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Heart murmurs

This whooshing sound in your heart is usually harmless, but in some cases heart murmurs can alert your doctor to specific heart conditions.

Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome, a connective tissue disorder, can affect almost any part of your body, including your heart, eyes and ligaments.

Noonan syndrome

Noonan syndrome is caused by a mutation in one of the genes responsible for normal development in many parts of the body, including the heart.

Stress test

A stress test is used to diagnose coronary artery disease and heart arrhythmias, as well as guide treatment of heart disorders.

Tachycardia

Tachycardia, a rapid heart rate, is caused by an abnormality in your heart's electrical impulses. Tachycardia can cause serious complications, including sudden cardiac arrest.

Apr. 26, 2014

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