AMS Cardiology’s Updated Covid-19 Policies

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    Our patients’ and professionals’ health is our number one priority at AMS Cardiology. We take pride in welcoming all families, guests, and visitors who want to experience our exceptional patient-centered care during normal times. We understand how important the health of you and your loved ones is during these uncertain times, and that’s  … Read more

AFib: What to Know

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    Atrial fibrillation, known as AFib or AF, is a heart condition characterized by an irregular or rapid heartbeat. It is the most common type of arrhythmia, affecting more than 5 million adults in the United States. The top two chambers of the heart, (the atria) normally beat together in a regular fashion. AFib  … Read more

Heart-Healthy New Year’s Goals

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2020 was hard for everyone—physically, emotionally and mentally. As we ring in the new year and welcome 2021 with open arms, it’s time to establish some “new year, new me” healthy habits. From losing weight, reducing stress, quitting smoking or exercising more, these goals can all help with your heart health, which is extremely important  … Read more

Don’t Overdo It: Snow Shoveling Techniques

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While a necessity in many parts of the world, we often don’t realize just how demanding snow shoveling can be on our bodies. Sore legs, aching muscles, and burning shoulders are all the typical adverse signs of this dreaded chore but shoveling snow is also the cause of hundreds of fatal injuries throughout the nation  … Read more

Tips To Remain Healthy This Winter

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  Winter is a beautiful and exciting time—snow on the ground, seeing family and friends, parties to attend, holiday lights, yummy food and shopping galore! With all that being said, winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous, so you need to be prepared for any surprises Mother Nature has in store. The heart experts  … Read more

How Inflammatory Foods Affect Your Health

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    Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Recently, many studies have suggested incorporating anti-inflammatory foods into your diet to prevent and reduce this risk. This is because inflammation and heart disease go hand in hand. Most forms of heart disease, like hypertension and stroke, are worsened  … Read more

Ultrafiltration Could Reduce 1-year Rehospitalization in Acute Decompensated HF

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Ultrafiltration for acute decompensated HF reduced hospital readmission by 1.74 visits in the following 12 months compared with the prior year, according to data presented at the virtual Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Meeting. “Utilization of ultrafiltration can improve HF outcomes in selected patients,” Robert A. Watson III, MD, chief of cardiology at Abington Hospital –  … Read more