February 6, 2014
Learn more about the risk factors of stroke and watch a video about what you can expect during stroke rehabilitation.
Medically Reviewed by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health, Rehabilitation
Tagged with: diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Jennfier Shen MD, stroke, stroke recovery, stroke rehab, stroke risk
Article - 2 Minute Read
January 18, 2014
Learn to identify heart attack warning signs and discover changeable risk factors to decrease the likelihood that you will have a heart attack.
Medically Reviewed by Heart and Vascular Institute
Categorized as: Health Topics A-Z, Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: chest pain, diabetes, heart attack, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, indigestion, myocardial infraction, obesity, overweight, physical activity, smoking
January 2, 2014
Read a sleep apnea patient story and learn more about sleep studies provided at the UPMC Sleep Medicine Center.
Medically Reviewed by Sleep Medicine
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: continuous positive airway pressure machine, diabetes, exhaustion, gastric bypass surgery, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, Patrick J Strollo Jr MD, pulmonary function, Robert Guthrie, sleep apnea, UPMC Sleep Medicine Center
December 26, 2013
Prepare yourself for the snowy months ahead with these useful snow shovel safety tips from UPMC Urgent Care.
Medically Reviewed by Urgent Care
Categorized as: Safety
Tagged with: caffeine, exhaustion, fatigue, good posture, heart attack, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, jogging, lower back pain, nicotine, Pittsburgh, sedentary lifestyle, shovel, shovel safety, smokers, snow, snowfall, sore muscles, stretch, stretching, walking, winter
Article - 4 Minute Read
December 17, 2013
Learn more about high blood pressure or hypertension, find out what risks are accompanied by this heart condition, and discover ways to prevent it.
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: alcohol, Black American, blood pressure, diabetes, diastolic blood pressure, drink water, exercise, family history, heart-healthy diet, high blood pressure, high sodium diet, hypertension, obesity, pre-hypertension, quit smoking, smoker, systolic blood pressure
Article - 1 Minute Read
November 18, 2013
Learn how bariatric surgery can improve your overall health if you are trying to overcome obesity. See if it's the right choice for you.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Bariatric Services
Tagged with: Anita Courcoulas MD, bariatric surgery, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Section of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery, sleep apnea, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Hamot, UPMC Horizon, UPMC St. Margaret, weight loss surgery