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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]