Blog Articles

What an Athlete Needs to Know About Heart Disease?

Athletes need to get screenings to ensure proper health and safety during their respective participation in their sports or activities. Learn more about what athletes need to know about their heart health.

Oct 11th, 2020
4 Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Changes

The effect that your lifestyle has on your heart health is indisputable. Rather than providing you with broad tips for improving your heart health (exercise more!), here are a few actionable items you can implement today.

Sep 10th, 2020
Chest Pain: When Should You See a Doctor?

Pain anywhere in your body is a signal that something’s wrong, but when it occurs in your chest, extra caution should be exercised. Here’s a look at some of the potential causes of chest pain and when you should seek medical help.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Sleep and High Blood Pressure: What's the Link?

Getting enough solid, regular sleep is imperative for your physical and mental health, which includes your cardiovascular health. Here’s a brief look at the connection between sleep and high blood pressure.

Aug 19th, 2020
Are Arrhythmias Dangerous?

Under normal circumstances, your heart keeps a regular rhythm, keeping your circulation flowing smoothly, 24/7. With an arrhythmia, your heartbeat is irregular, which can have serious consequences depending upon the severity and location of the arrhythmia.

Jun 23rd, 2020
7 Tips for Combating High Cholesterol

Approximately 95 million adults in the United States have less-than-desirable cholesterol numbers, putting them at risk for some very serious cardiovascular issues. Fortunately, lowering high cholesterol numbers isn’t all that difficult.

May 18th, 2020
Don't Ignore Angina: It's Your Wake-Up Call

Your body is awfully good about sending you signals that something may be amiss — and angina certainly qualifies. This type of chest pain is very hard to ignore, and ignore it you shouldn’t. Here’s why.

Apr 17th, 2020
Heart Attack vs. Cardiac Arrest: Why They’re Not the Same

While the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest are often used interchangeably, the two events are quite different. And understanding these differences is important in how you respond. Here’s a look at the difference between the two.

Mar 27th, 2020