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Why You Should Never Ignore Hypertension

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is incredibly common — and also represents a severe threat to your health. Here’s what you need to know about hypertension and treatment.

Sep 7th, 2021
The Dangers of High Cholesterol

Understanding your cholesterol numbers can be confusing, and if you feel fine, do you really need to worry about high cholesterol? Here’s what you need to know when it comes to cholesterol.

Aug 6th, 2021
What Your Leg Pain Might Be Telling You

Do your legs feel heavy or achy? Aching legs can be the result of something as simple as standing on a hard surface day after day, or it could be a symptom of heart disease.

Jul 15th, 2021
The Many Benefits of a Pacemaker

If your doctor has recommended a pacemaker for you, you may be wondering what the benefits are. In this post we consider a few of the situations when a pacemaker is recommended as well as the benefits of having one.

May 24th, 2021
What to Expect During a Stress Test

If you’ve been told you need a stress test, you might wonder what to expect. Here, we explain why you might need such a test, what a test entails, and what you should expect during your stress test.

Apr 18th, 2021
Understanding Arrhythmia

The term arrhythmia refers to irregularities in your heartbeat. It’s a broad, general term, and if you’ve been told you have arrhythmia, it could mean several things.

Mar 17th, 2021
What Does That Pain in Your Chest Mean?

Pain in your chest can be scary. But there are several reasons your chest might hurt. In this post, we describe some of the reasons you could have chest pain, and what you should do.

Feb 10th, 2021
Is Shortness of Breath Ever Normal?

If you’ve had an episode or two of feeling short of breath, you may be thinking it’s no big deal. There are some instances in which shortness of breath isn’t cause for concern, but they’re relatively rare.

Jan 20th, 2021
Manage Your Hypertension with These Lifestyle Changes

Hypertension is incredibly common — more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure — and profoundly dangerous. There are some simple lifestyle changes that can help keep your blood pressure in a normal range.

Dec 14th, 2020
Is There Such a Thing as Good Cholesterol?

Understanding cholesterol can be confusing. If you’ve been told that you have “high cholesterol” you might be wondering what that means, exactly. And, isn’t there such a thing as “good cholesterol”?

Nov 20th, 2020
The Link Between Thyroid Disorder and Hypertension

Your body’s systems are interconnected. A problem with your endocrine system, like thyroid disorder, can have a surprising impact on your cardiovascular system. In this post we discuss the link between thyroid disorder and hypertension.

Oct 1st, 2020
3 Common Causes of Chest Pain

If you’re experiencing chest pain, you should seek medical attention, but don’t assume you’re having a heart attack. This post describes three common causes of chest pain.

Sep 1st, 2020
Cardiology and COVID-19: What You Should Know

The global pandemic is a concern for everyone, but for people with heart disease, COVID-19 may be even more dangerous. Cardiology patients need to understand how the virus spreads, how to protect themselves, and what they should and should not do.

Aug 10th, 2020
Most Common Causes for Heart Palpitations

Feeling your heartbeat change can be disconcerting. Most of the time a flutter, skipped beat, or flip-flopping feeling isn’t anything to worry about. This post describes some of the most common reasons you might experience heart palpitations.

May 28th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 22nd, 2020