June is Men’s (Heart) Health Month

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Heart disease is a serious issue in the United States. In fact, heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in males in the US. Since June is Men’s health month, we would like to inform you of facts and risks affiliated with heart disease and preventative measures that can be taken to  … Read more

Physicians at AMS Cardiology Recognized as Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs of 2019

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  Selected by their physician peers throughout the region the physicians at AMS Cardiology have been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine’s May 2019 “Top Doctors” issue as being among the best doctors in the Philly region.   The Philadelphia region is a medical mecca with world-renowned hospitals, medical schools, clinics and surgical centers. This year they  … Read more

Stress and Your Heart: Three Ways Stress Increases the Risk of Heart Disease

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April is Stress Awareness Month, and here at AMS Cardiology, we know how much stress can negatively impact the heart. Although more research is needed to determine the exact effects stress has on heart disease—the leading killer of Americans—stress has been proven time and time again to increase blood pressure, raise cholesterol levels and impact  … Read more

Don’t Miss a Beat: How to Live an Upbeat Life with Heart Disease

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Did you know that one in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease? Whether your genetics, lifestyle, diet, or age are impacting your heart health, there are steps you can take to still live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life. Here are four improvements you can make in your day-to-day  … Read more

Heart Disease in Women: The Signs & Symptoms

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Since 1984, women have been at a disadvantage when it comes to heart disease. In the United States, one in every four women dies from heart disease, making it the #1 cause of death for women. Even though it can often be overlooked, they are also at a higher risk for heart disease and other  … Read more

5 Tips to Help Achieve Your Health Goals In the New Year

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As the new year approaches, so does the opportunity for a fresh start. For many people, this means correcting those lazy eating habits, spending a little more time at the gym and living an overall healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, by the second week of February, approximately 80% of resolutions tend to fail. AMS has some helpful  … Read more

Dr. Richard Borge First in Philadelphia to Offer Next-Generation Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

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There is new hope for Philadelphia-area residents who suffer from atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common type of heart arrhythmia. Dr. Rick Borge announced that he has become the first physician in the Philadelphia-area to offer an FDA-approved laser balloon treatment option known as the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System, a minimally-invasive treatment option for recurrent  … Read more

Tips for Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time

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Daylight Savings Time

  Did you know that Daylight Saving Time originated in 1908 in London? The idea was pitched to the British Parliament by William Willet, a British builder, but was turned down. It wasn’t until Germany heard about this concept during World War I–and wanted to save money–and enacted Daylight Saving Time in 1915. Three weeks  … Read more

Heart-Healthy Fall Treats

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Who doesn’t love fall? That crisp in the air, sweaters and boots, and of course the food! Some of the best seasonal desserts come along with the holidays that fall within the autumn months. However, these treats are not always the healthiest choices and can have an impact on our overall heart health. Try some  … Read more