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What to Do During a Heart Attack

What to Do During a Heart Attack

Hearts attacks are serious and can be deadly. Knowing the right course of action can save a life. You never know when a heart attack could strike you or someone you know. For that very reason, it is important to …

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Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack & What to Do

Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack & What to Do

February is American Heart Month — take better care of yours by learning about the signs of a heart attack, how they differ for men and women, and what you can do if you recognize them. A heart attack — …

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Tips for Taming Your Salt Habit

Tips for Taming Your Salt Habit

Say so long to excess sodium. Reduce your salt intake for a healthier heart.   Salt has long been used to flavor and preserve foods. Our bodies need sodium to function properly. However, too much salt can have a negative …

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Everyday Habits That Benefit Your Heart

Everyday Habits That Benefit Your Heart

February is the month for Cupid, valentines, and celebrating American Heart Month. There are many habits you can do every day to benefit your heart. Your heart is a large muscle that pumps blood through your body to all of …

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Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

When you think of February, what comes to mind? Super Bowl? Valentine’s Day? Presidents Day? Well, also remember that it’s American Heart Month. Heart disease is the top cause of death in the United States, and thousands of people have …

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The Risks of High Blood Pressure

The Risks of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition with relatively no symptoms and a bounty of potential dangers. Sometimes dubbed “the silent killer,” high blood pressure often leads to fatal conditions such as a heart attack, stroke, or congestive heart failure. To …

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Our Chest Pain Center

Our Chest Pain Center

In the United States, millions of people suffer from heart disease, a broad term that encompasses many cardiology conditions such as coronary heart disease, irregular heartbeats, heart infections, and heart defects. One of the goals of our Chest Pain Center …

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Aspirin Therapy for Your Heart

Aspirin Therapy for Your Heart

You’ve probably got aspirin in your medicine cabinet at home, but besides taking the sting out of a headache, did you know it can be beneficial for the heart as well? If your doctor recommends aspirin therapy, you may be …

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What’s an Angiogram?

What’s an Angiogram?

Has your doctor ordered an angiogram? If so, you may have questions about the procedure itself or what information it provides to your doctor. Angiograms are routine tests that doctors use to get a better look at the arteries near …

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Cardiac Arrest Vs Heart Attack: Can You Tell the Difference?

Cardiac Arrest Vs Heart Attack: Can You Tell the Difference?

In the movies, you have probably seen someone acting out a heart attack drop to the ground, clutching his heart. But is that really what a heart attack looks like? Probably not. So what does a heart attack really look …

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