Michelle Weisfelner Bloom Contributor

Dr. Bloom is an associate professor of medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America.

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New High Cholesterol Treatment Options You Need to Know

Check out the new kid on the block for hyperlipidemia treatment.

5 Small but Mighty Lifestyle Tweaks to Manage Heart Failure

A healthy lifestyle improves heart failure treatment outcomes.

The Right Heart Failure Treatment Plan for You

It’s not a one-size-fits-all approach.

Understanding Heart Failure: What Is Ejection Fraction?

This measurement helps determine how well your heart is pumping.

New Heart Failure Treatment Options You Need to Know

“We have so many success stories in heart failure management.”

Tips to Talk to Your Doctor About High-Dose Statins

For starters, know your individual risk factors.

Treating High Cholesterol: How High-Dose Statins Work

When lifestyle changes aren’t enough, statins can help.

Treating High Cholesterol: Are High-Dose Statins Right for You?

Find out if you're the ideal candidate for these life-saving medications.

Can High-Dose Statins Reduce Heart Attack Risk?

“We can decrease the risk of that patient having another problem with the heart.”

Medications for High Cholesterol: Understanding Your Options

When lifestyle and diet changes aren’t enough, medications are the next step to manage high cholesterol.

Surgical Treatment for Heart Failure: Understanding Your Options

Learn the next step in heart failure treatment when medications and lifestyle changes aren’t enough.

This Is What Happens to Your Body During Heart Failure

No, it doesn’t mean your heart has actually failed.

Life After Open-Heart Surgery: What to Expect During Recovery

Recovery from cardiac surgery is an ongoing process.

Medications for Heart Failure: Understanding Your Options

The #1 rule is to stick to your treatment plan.

Knowing These 4 Numbers Can Help You Prevent Heart Disease

These four numbers reveal a lot about your heart health.

Cancer Treatment and Heart Failure: What’s the Link?

Certain cancer therapies can increase your risk for heart failure. Here’s what you need to know.

What’s Safe After a Heart Attack? What Cardiologists Want All Patients to Know

Here’s how long to wait before having sex, driving, and more.

Diagnosing Heart Disease: The 8 Key Tests You Need to Know

Doctors have many different ways to check the heart’s function.

The Right Way to Test Your Blood Pressure at Home

Blood pressure readings from the doctor’s office don’t paint the whole picture.

How Cardiologists Diagnose Heart Failure

The sooner you know you have heart failure, the sooner you can be treated.