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Signs You Have Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease, and without treatment it often leads to a heart attack and death. If you recognize the signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease, you’ll know when it’s time to seek treatment.

Oct 21st, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Hypertension

Hypertension doesn’t force you to change your life. You won’t have symptoms or feel sick — at least not until hypertension causes a disease or heart attack. To prevent health problems, you need to make lifestyle changes to lower your blood pressure.

Sep 16th, 2021
Anxiety and Chest Pain: Are They Linked?

Many people who go to the emergency room for chest pain learn they’re not having a heart attack. Of those who don’t have a heart condition, 30-40% discover that their chest pain was caused by anxiety. Here’s how anxiety and chest pain are linked.

Aug 17th, 2021
What Happens During an Echocardiogram?

When you have symptoms that suggest a heart condition, you don’t want to wait to learn the source of the problem. That’s when you need the images created by a safe, painless echocardiogram. Here’s what to expect during an echocardiogram.

Jul 19th, 2021
Five Heart-Healthy Habits That Could Elongate Your Life

If you want to stay healthy and live longer, you owe it to yourself to learn about these five heart-healthy habits. They may be as close as you’ll ever get to the fountain of youth, because following them may add 12-14 years to your life.

Jun 29th, 2021
What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation

Most people think they’d know if they had an irregular heartbeat, but that’s not always true. Atrial fibrillation may not give you any warnings until you have a stroke. Here are some other things you need to know about atrial fibrillation.

May 23rd, 2021
Life After a Heart Attack

Life after a heart attack depends on your age, health, and the severity of your attack. But everyone benefits from rehabilitation, where you learn steps that guide your recovery and lay the foundation for returning to a life you enjoy.

Apr 16th, 2021
What Can You Expect From a Stress Test?

A stress test is one of the most important tools available for diagnosing heart conditions such as coronary artery disease and arrhythmias. It’s also a safe test even if you’re seldom active or can’t exercise.

Mar 14th, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chest Pain

You know you shouldn’t ignore chest pain, yet many people do. There are lots of reasons to put off getting medical attention, but none of them count when your life may be on the line. Here are the top four reasons you shouldn’t ignore chest pain.

Feb 17th, 2021
Lifestyle Adjustments for Living With Hypertension

Did you know that lifestyle changes can prevent hypertension and dramatically lower your blood pressure after it gets too high? Though it’s never easy to change your diet and stick with a regular exercise routine, the payoff is worth the effort.

Jan 17th, 2021
Is Angina a Precursor to a Heart Attack?

Angina (chest pain) can be a symptom of heart disease, serve as a warning to an impending heart attack, or be the sign that you’re having a heart attack. Sound confusing? Read on to learn about angina and how to know when you need emergency care.

Dec 10th, 2020
What an Echocardiogram Can Reveal About Your Heart

When you experience symptoms of a heart problem, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, or swelling in your lower legs and feet, chances are you’ll have an echocardiogram. Learn what an echocardiogram shows about your heart.

Nov 16th, 2020
How an Atrial Fibrillation Screening Can Help Prevent a Stroke

When you have atrial fibrillation, your risk of having a stroke dramatically increases. With atrial fibrillation screening, we can identify your risks and detect the problem before you have symptoms. Then we can start life-saving stroke prevention.

Oct 21st, 2020
When Varicose Veins Are Symptomatic

Up to 35% of adults have varicose veins, and for many people, the problem is much more than a cosmetic issue. Varicose veins often cause pain and lead to serious complications, problems you can avoid with our advanced treatments.

Sep 24th, 2020