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How Folic Acid Levels Affect Your Heart

By Ketul Chauhan, MD, FACC Premier Heart and Vascular Center, Zephyrhills Folate is a B vitamin and an essential part of our diet; it can be found naturally in many leafy vegetables, beans, mushrooms, meats and several other foods. Folic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin that helps break down homocysteine, an amino acid found […]

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How Thyroid Dysfunction Affects Your Heart

By Rami Heart, DO, FACC Premier Heart and Vascular Center, North Lakeland It’s interesting how a significant number of our body parts can affect our cardiovascular functions. Oftentimes, these organs are not the ones that would automatically come to mind. In this article, we’ll explore the effect of the thyroid gland on your heart. We’ll […]