Why Hydration Is Essential to a Healthy Lifestyle

Why is Hydration so Important to Health

  It’s no secret the human body needs water to survive. Every cell, tissue and organ is made up of water and needs it to function properly. The human body uses water to maintain temperature, remove waste and lubricate joints. It’s also critical for heart health. When hydrated, the heart and other organs don’t have […]

AMS Cardiology’s Updated Covid-19 Policies

AMS Cardiology Covid-19 Policies

    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 […]

AFib: What to Know

What to Know About Atrial Fibrillation

    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 […]

February Is American Heart Month: Here Are 6 Ways You Can Prevent Heart Disease

6 Ways You Can Prevent Heart Disease

February is often seen as the month of all things heart-shaped and love-related which is why it is an opportune time to celebrate American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, taking one person every 36 seconds and over 650,000 each year. Additionally, over 6 million Americans are […]

Heart-Healthy New Year’s Goals

February Is National Heart Health Month

  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 […]

Don’t Overdo It: Snow Shoveling Techniques

shoveling snow techniques

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 […]

Tips To Remain Healthy This Winter

heart made from hands in the winter time

  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 […]

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 […]