In-depth

Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty and stents can reopen clogged heart arteries if buildup of plaques is causing chest pain, shortness of breath or a heart attack.

Blood pressure test

You may have a blood pressure test as a part of a routine doctor's appointment or to check for high blood pressure or heart disease.

Carotid ultrasound

Carotid ultrasound is a noninvasive imaging test that can reveal narrowing or blockage of arteries in your neck.

Cholesterol test

Find out how a cholesterol test, sometimes called a lipid panel, is done, how to prepare and what the results mean.

CT scan

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

Dizziness

Dizziness is one of the most common health concerns. However, few cases of dizziness are due to serious conditions.

Echocardiogram

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

Essential thrombocythemia

Essential thrombocythemia is an uncommon blood disorder in which your body makes too many platelets, which can cause abnormal blood clotting or bleeding.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Numbness

Jun. 10, 2014

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