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Tips to Help Manage High Blood Pressure Jul 17th, 2019

Unmitigated high blood pressure can result in blood clots, inflammation, or even a heart attack or stroke. In order to address this potentially life-threatening condition, these tips to help manage high blood pressure can be regularly incorporated into everyday life. Lose Inches, Not Just Weight Although weight loss is an...

When Should I Switch to a Geriatric Doctor? May 28th, 2019

A geriatric doctor, or geriatrician, provides specialized care to seniors. Older adults who have a lifelong doctor or medical practice may be hesitant to switch to a new provider, while others may be seeking health care targeted to the needs of aging individuals. These are some of the indicators that...

Heart-Healthy Superfoods to Incorporate Into Your Diet Sep 4th, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease—including heart attacks and strokes—was the leading cause of death for Americans in 2016. Heart problems can sometimes be prevented through regular exercise and an active lifestyle, but there are also a few superfoods that can be beneficial to heart health. Fruits...

Exercises for People With a Heart Condition Aug 1st, 2018

For those with a heart condition or who are recovering from a recent cardiovascular event, moderate and regular exercise can help strengthen the heart. In fact, according to a study done at Imperial College London, regular exercise exceeding three hours a week can improve heart performance and even strengthen and enlarge...

Atrial Fibrillation: Just How Common Is It? Jun 14th, 2018

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), at least 2.7 million Americans are diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a cardiac condition characterized by an irregular and/or rapid heartbeat that causes symptoms such as shortness of breath, weakness, and heart palpitations. Left untreated, atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke, heart failure, and other...