Blog Articles

Diabetes and Its Effect on Your Heart

Diabetes raises your risk of heart disease, and that may sound scary, but patients should know that you can live well with this condition. Taking the right steps can protect your heart and help you live a longer, healthier life.

Aug 7th, 2019
Is It Possible to Get Rid of Diabetes?

While having diabetes increases your risk for heart disease and other health complications, you can do something about it. You can take charge by making the right changes to control your blood sugar and protect your health.

Apr 24th, 2019
5 Symptoms that Could Mean You Have a Heart Murmur

Hearing that you have a heart murmur can be scary, especially if you didn’t recognize the symptoms. Seeing a cardiologist for an evaluation by an expert is the best step toward keeping your heart as healthy as possible.

Mar 19th, 2019
A Quick Look at How to Maintain a Healthy Heart

Your heart is central to your well-being, so maintaining good cardiovascular health is the best way to encourage a long and productive life. While your doctor can help, maintaining a lifestyle that promotes heart health is key.

Nov 29th, 2018
Yes, Too Much Stress Can Lead to a Heart Attack

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. You likely know that keeping your cholesterol and blood pressure in check helps, but could targeting stress be the missing link to protecting your heart?

Jul 22nd, 2019
What an Echocardiogram Can Tell You About Your Heart

An echocardiogram is an easy, painless test that’s been around since about 1953, and advances in digital technology continue to increase its value in determining the state of your heart’s health. Learn what an echocardiogram can reveal.

Oct 29th, 2018
How Stress Affects Your Heart

Everyone handles stress differently. But did you know that your stress levels and how you deal with it can affect your heart? Learn what stress does to your heart and how to combat it to keep your heart healthy.

Sep 12th, 2018
Don't Ignore Angina: It's Your Wake-Up Call

When it comes to your cardiovascular health, it’s rare that you receive advanced warning of a life-threatening event like a heart attack, but angina is one such red flag. And you should sit up and take notice.

Aug 23rd, 2018
Could You be Pre-Diabetic?

Type 2 diabetes poses serious threats to your health, such as elevated risk of heart disease and other conditions. Prediabetes shows you’re moving toward type 2 diabetes, but it’s still at a stage where intervention can stop the progress.

Jul 31st, 2018
Simple Tips to Control High Blood Pressure

Scare tactics are usually lousy motivators, but when it comes to hypertension, they can be very effective. High blood pressure is the most common cause of cardiovascular disease-related deaths — and also one of the most preventable.

Jun 28th, 2018