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Can I Prevent Peripheral Vascular Disease?

The best way to safeguard your cardiovascular health is to take the steps necessary to prevent disease from developing. The good news is that with conditions like peripheral vascular disease, there are many prevention techniques.

Jan 1st, 2022
How to Recognize Venous Insufficiency

Leg cramps, swelling, varicose veins — these are some of the symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. To help you identify this condition, here’s a look at some of the telltale signs that your veins may be struggling.

Dec 1st, 2021
How Emotional Stress Affects Your Physical Health

The effects emotional stress can have on our mental well-being are almost without limits, but the physical toll that stress can exact is also worth understanding, especially when it comes to your heart health.

Nov 1st, 2021
When Your Chest Pain Needs Medical Attention

Chest pain can be a very tricky symptom, as there are any number of causes — from a very serious heart-related problem to simple indigestion. Here’s a look at signs your chest pain warrants medical attention.

Sep 1st, 2021
Risk Factors for Heart Attacks

If you want to avoid a heart attack, understanding your risk factors can go far. From your lifestyle habits to your blood pressure levels, there are many aspects of your life that can determine the likelihood of this life-threatening event. Let's find out.

Apr 4th, 2021
Are Palpitations Cause for Concern?

While having your heart skip a beat is a popular metaphor in music, it can be alarming in real life. Heart palpitations are usually harmless, but there are some situations that should prompt you to talk to your doctor.

Mar 3rd, 2021
Is Stress Making Your Hypertension Worse?

Can stress raise your blood pressure? Do relaxation techniques work? Find out how your emotional health plays a role in hypertension, and get answers to your stress-related questions.

Feb 1st, 2021
Are Your Varicose Veins a Sign of Deeper Trouble?

Varicose veins can be bothersome to look at, but they can also cause bothersome medical symptoms and lead to complications if they’re left untreated. Seeking the care you need before your veins worsen can go a long way.

Jan 7th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
The Many Causes of Chest Pain

Chest pain is a common sign of attack, which means it can be terrifying when it strikes. However, many non-emergent conditions can cause chest pain. It’s best to be safe, so you should always see a doctor about chest pain.

Dec 14th, 2020
Who Should Have a Stress Test and How Often?

A stress test is one of the frontline tools for diagnosing cardiovascular problems, allowing you to stay one step ahead of serious heart disease. Here’s a look at when you might benefit from a stress test.

Nov 23rd, 2020
Fish Oil

Fish oil, over the counter, is considered a supplement.

Nov 20th, 2020
What the Best Diet is for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease has become the leading cause of death for Americans. This surge in poor heart health is associated with the popularity of cigarettes during this time and a change in the average American diet.

Nov 18th, 2020
Napping and Heart Disease

Does he have any theories about why long naps might be linked to greater risk of all-cause mortality and heart disease?

Nov 2nd, 2020

Is hypoglycemia without diabetes common in adults and children?

Nov 2nd, 2020
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab

We all know that there are several benefits to exercise, including heart benefits. My question is what exactly are the benefits of HIIT on the heart?

Nov 2nd, 2020