Benefits of Telemedicine

Telemedicine has revolutionized the way we access medical services. By making use of virtual resources and digital communication tools, telemedicine can help patients in numerous ways. The advantages of telehealth already far outweigh the negatives. It can include everything from initial diagnostic appointments to follow-ups to continual training for healthcare professionals.  What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine, […]

Tips to Help Improve Your Cholesterol

We all want to be heart-healthy and ensuring our cholesterol levels are in the normal range is one of the most critical steps. High cholesterol can increase your risk of severe conditions like heart disease and heart attacks. Medications can improve your cholesterol but if you’re already on them, several simple lifestyle changes can be […]

Keep These Heart-Healthy Goals in Mind For Your New Year’s Resolutions

Now is the opportune time to reflect on your year and start visualizing goals and resolutions for the new year. As we quickly approach the start of 2023, it’s a great time to reevaluate and refocus our minds on taking good care of ourselves, particularly our heart health. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease […]

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Almost 700,000 people in the United States die from heart disease annually, making up one in every five deaths. It’s no surprise that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the US and nationwide. As we try to combat these startling numbers with daily exercise, a better diet and […]

When to Know if You Need a Pacemaker

Depending on age and health, the ideal resting heart rate for an adult ranges between 60 to 100 beats per minute. Typically the lower your resting pulse rate the better. However in some cases, a heart rate that’s irregular, too slow or too fast can cause complications. An irregular heartbeat known as arrhythmia occurs when […]

Who Qualifies to See a Preventative Cardiologist?

Your heart is one of the most hardworking muscles in the body, beating more than 100,000 times a day. It’s vital to take preventative care of this organ to help lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Below our team shares why seeing a preventative cardiologist is valuable to your health and the three main […]

How Cholesterol Is Linked to Heart Disease

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol as it helps your body build healthy new cells, insulate nerves and produce hormones. Typically your liver creates all the cholesterol your body needs. But cholesterol can also enter your body from certain foods like milk, eggs and meat. High cholesterol […]

How Nicotine Affects Your Heart

By now, you understand that smoking is bad for your health. In fact, smoking is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing over 480,000 people a year. The chemicals in cigarettes and cigarette smoke can cause lung cancer and a myriad of other health conditions and diseases. But did you know that […]

How to Prepare for a Cardiologist Appointment

If you have been referred to a cardiologist for the first time, you might feel hesitant or intimidated. While it is normal to feel this way, a visit to a specialist can help you detect a problem early on and take the necessary steps to treat it. Whether you have been displaying symptoms or your […]

How Heart Disease Can Lead to a Stroke: National Stroke Awareness Month

Close to one million Americans die of heart disease, stroke, or other cardiovascular conditions every year. Leading risk factors for such complications are high blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, obesity, unhealthy diet, and minimal physical activity. If you have been diagnosed with heart disease, it is critical to understand the condition and recognize […]