Athletes & Heart Health: A Different Breed

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Think athletic people are immune from cardiac issues because they work out all the time? Think again.

Athletes are subject to the same conditions that affect us all. When it comes to taking care of their hearts, however, they have very specialized needs.

That’s where the field of Sports Cardiology comes into play.  Eli Friedman, M.D., Director of Sports Cardiology at the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute joins host and fellow cardiologist, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., to talk about what makes athletes a different breed when it comes to heart health.

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