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ECG VS. EKG: What Are They and How Are They Different

ECG VS. EKG: What Are They and How Are They Different ECG VS. EKG: What Are They and How Are They Different

The medical field is notorious for its abbreviations. Anyone who has seen a handful of ER or Grey’s Anatomy episodes can sound somewhat convincing to the untrained ear as long as they end their sentence by saying “stat!” But the ability to repeat medical terminology is worlds apart from understanding what it means. Of all […]

Time to Visit a Cardiologist? Ways to Identify Cardiovascular Disease Symptoms

Time to Visit a Cardiologist? Ways to Identify Cardiovascular Disease Symptoms Time to Visit a Cardiologist? Ways to Identify Cardiovascular Disease Symptoms

Over the last several hundred years, the field of cardiology has made significant developments. The fact that we’ve developed devices that we implant into human hearts to keep them alive is miraculous. We owe all of our medical developments to hundreds of years of research and many brilliant scientists who have worked tirelessly to solve […]

True or False: Debunking Top Myths About Heart Disease

True or False: Debunking Top Myths About Heart Disease True or False: Debunking Top Myths About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in every five deaths can be attributed to a condition under the heart disease umbrella. But as prevalent as it is, there is still a lot of misinformation about the disease. We understand that most patients prefer to leave the medicine to […]

Anxious About Your Stress Test? Here’s What You Can Expect

Anxious About Your Stress Test? Here’s What You Can Expect Anxious About Your Stress Test? Here's What You Can Expect

It seems silly to ask someone to get a stress test and then tell them there’s nothing to stress about. But it’s true! We know that the mere idea of a cardiac test makes some patients go tense, but we believe with more information, you’ll find that the whole experience is far more positive than […]

This Low Risk Procedure Can Relieve Pain For Those Suffering From Varicose Veins

This Low Risk Procedure Can Relieve Pain For Those Suffering From Varicose Veins This Low Risk Procedure Can Relieve Pain For Those Suffering From Varicose Veins

We can all call up an image in our minds of varicose veins. Perhaps you recall seeing your parents or grandparents whose legs were striped with blue lines. However you came to know about varicose veins, many are surprised to learn that they’re not just unsightly; they can also be incredibly painful. Varicose veins appear […]

Heart Disease Prevention: Why It’s Important and How It’s Working

Heart Disease Prevention: Why It’s Important and How It’s Working Heart Disease Prevention: Why It's Important and How It's Working

Some fascinating research has come to light recently, which shows that heart disease prevention tactics are highly effective in preventing or delaying heart-related conditions. Overall the researchers found that the participants’ life expectancy increased by up to 10 years, and the risk of developing heart disease decreased in both men and women.  Heart disease prevention […]

Looking for a Cardiologist Near You? 3 Questions To Ask

Looking for a Cardiologist Near You? 3 Questions To Ask Looking for a Cardiologist Near You? 3 Questions To Ask

It should be no surprise that many people avoid going to the doctor. Some out of fear, others because they’re afraid of getting bad news. But, as you get older, you learn how important it is to find good doctors who can help care for your body so that you can feel good throughout your […]

Women and Heart Health: What You Need to Know

Women and Heart Health: What You Need to Know Women and Heart Health: What You Need to Know

Each year in the United States, one in every five female deaths is caused by heart disease. We often think of men when we think of heart disease or heart attacks. But women are just as vulnerable to this dangerous disease and have their own set of risk factors and symptoms to worry about.  Both men […]

Common Cardiac Diagnostic Services Your Cardiologist May Order

Common Cardiac Diagnostic Services Your Cardiologist May Order Common Cardiac Diagnostic Services Your Cardiologist May Order

When you think of the medical services provided by your cardiologist or other doctors, it’s easy to only think of significant interventions like surgeries or implanted devices. But some of the most essential services we provide are our suite of diagnostic services. These tools enable us to provide the most accurate and efficient cardiac care […]

Stress Test Prep: The Do’s and Don’ts

Stress Test Prep: The Do’s and Don’ts Stress Test Prep: The Do's and Don'ts

So, your doctor has ordered a stress test. Just the name of the test can be alarming to some, but the truth is, this diagnostic test is nothing to be worried about. This diagnostic test is an essential tool enabling doctors to get a peek at how well your heart functions when you’re not calmly sitting […]