Heart Health

Our expert cardiologists help spread the latest news and knowledge about heart health. Find healthy eating tips, ways to manage stress, and heart-strengthening exercises.

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Heart Attack Warning Signs

A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction (MI), occurs when blood is blocked from flowing to the heart. When this happens, heart muscle cells don’t get the oxygen they need. This damages the heart, and cells begin to die. The damage can happen within minutes. But it can be… Read more »

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4 Heart-Healthy Holiday Beverages to Enjoy

We all look forward to the holiday season’s delicious treat and drinks, but the extra calories can put a damper on the festive food and drinks. Creating substitutions and new choices to enjoy your favorite winter beverages will ensure you stay heart healthy and look good in your pictures with… Read more »

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Am I at Risk for High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body. Blood pressure readings are usually given as two numbers – 120 over 80 for example – and written as 120/80 mmHg. The top number… Read more »

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