Nuclear Stress Tests

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A nuclear stress test is a test that uses radioactive dye and an imaging machine to show how well blood is flowing to and from the heart muscle. The test creates a series of images showing the flow of blood to the heart both at rest and during activity, and these images can show areas  … Read more

What It Means to Provide Patient-Centered Care

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Patient-centered care is a collaborative effort between the patient, physician and family involved. It can be defined as healthcare professionals practicing and caring for their patients in a way that is meaningful, compassionate and advising. Many practitioners understand that their patients may feel anxiety or fear when entering a hospital or a doctor’s office. At  … Read more

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