Category: Heart Health

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 […]

3 Questions to Ask When Searching For a Cardiologist Near You

3 Questions to Ask When Searching For a Cardiologist Near You 3 Questions to Ask When Searching For a Cardiologist Near You

The doctors who treat you as you age are some of the most influential figures in your life. Good health maintenance requires the oversight of medical professionals who can see future risk factors and help you mitigate incoming issues. But that’s not all you need in a doctor. It’s vital that you have good relationships […]

Our Three Favorite Heart Healthy Summer Recipes

Our Three Favorite Heart Healthy Summer Recipes Our Three Favorite Heart Healthy Summer Recipes

As temperatures rise, you may notice that you begin to crave different kinds of foods. Cold weather makes us want casseroles and rich, warm foods, and warm weather often has us looking for lighter, cooler foods to help us regulate our body temperature in hot weather. In many cases, warm-weather foods are naturally healthier, but […]

Advantages of a Balloon Angioplasty: How This Procedure Can Improve Quality of Life

Advantages of a Balloon Angioplasty: How This Procedure Can Improve Quality of Life Advantages of a Balloon Angioplasty: How This Procedure Can Improve Quality of Life

Most cardiovascular patients walk through their doctor’s door hoping there will be one single treatment or medication that will work like a magic pill, curing their ailments and improving their quality of life. Unfortunately, medicine rarely works that way. Cardiovascular health is a combination of multiple factors, including the medications and treatments prescribed by your […]

The Importance of Regularly Visiting Your Cardiologist in Tavares, FL

The Importance of Regularly Visiting Your Cardiologist in Tavares, FL The Importance of Regularly Visiting Your Cardiologist in Tavares, FL

We all know the importance of visiting our primary care doctors and dentists a couple of times a year to maintain our health. But, how often are you seeing your cardiologist? Just as your dental health can impact all areas of your well-being, the health of your cardiovascular system has far-reaching and lasting impacts on […]

Heart-Healthy Exercises That Are Safe to do With a Pacemaker

Heart-Healthy Exercises That Are Safe to do With a Pacemaker Heart-Healthy Exercises That Are Safe to do With a Pacemaker

For many people, pacemaker implantation is a simple surgery with profound implications. Having a pacemaker can change the rest of your life in various ways. Most obviously, pacemaker implantation, which often takes fewer than two hours to complete, provides an instant sense of emotional comfort, knowing that no matter what, a device is in place […]

Living a Healthy Life Goes Beyond Exercise and Diet. Ways to Improve Your Mental Health This Year

Living a Healthy Life Goes Beyond Exercise and Diet. Ways to Improve Your Mental Health This Year Living a Healthy Life Goes Beyond Exercise and Diet. Ways to Improve Your Mental Health This Year

We talk a lot about the importance of taking care of your body, especially using exercise and diet as tools for achieving heart health. Those facts will never change, and the things you put in your body will always contribute to or detract from your overall health. However, it’s vital that we also mention mental […]