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What Exactly Happens To Your Heart When You Exercise?

Jun 15, 2021

It’s easy to forget that your heart is also a muscle. So, when you’re exercising, just like any other muscle, your heart is getting a workout too. The level of your cardiovascular health has a big impact on your ability to exercise. Poor heart health will mean you cannot exercise to a greater intensity. Great […]

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Heart Valve Disease in the Elderly

May 30, 2021

Heart valve disease is a serious issue, especially for senior citizens. But what causes heart valve disease in the elderly- and what treatment options are out there? Read on to learn all about heart valve disease in the elderly, including causes, treatments, and how to stay healthy. What is Heart Valve Disease? Heart valves play […]

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Physical Activity Vs. Exercise- Which is Best For Heart Health?

May 15, 2021

Both daily physical activity and dedicated exercise are important to a person’s overall health. But which is better for your heart? The answer depends on a few different factors. In this article, we’ll explain the differences between physical activity vs. exercise- and how you should move to stay healthy. Physical Activity Vs. Exercise- What’s the […]

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How is the Cardiovascular System Affected By Aging?

Apr 30, 2021

It’s a fact of life: the body changes as a person grows older. Regardless of your health level, there are certain changes that are inevitable as a person approaches old age. It’s something to prepare for so that you can continue to feel your best amid these changes. Let’s start by talking about one of […]

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What’s The Difference Between a Stroke And a Heart Attack?

Apr 15, 2021

Heart attacks and strokes are often compared to one another. Both are caused by a lack of blood flow, and both require immediate medical attention. However, these conditions have different symptoms and risk factors. Understanding how these events differ will help you understand what’s happening in an emergency. So what’s the difference between a stroke […]

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What is Typical Chest Pain- And What’s Abnormal?

Mar 30, 2021

Chest pain is a scary symptom to experience. Chest pain is often a “red flag” symptom for patients, whether you have a heart condition or are experiencing it for the first time. It’s important to know the difference between typical chest pain and pain that could need emergency care. In this article, we will explain […]

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Sleep Apnea and AFib: What’s the Connection?

Mar 15, 2021

Sleep apnea and AFib are both common health problems. But are these problems actually related? The answer will give you some insights into your overall health. Read on to learn about the link between sleep apnea and AFIB. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing for […]

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Will Aspirin Lower Blood Pressure?

Feb 28, 2021

We’ve all heard that a daily aspirin can be a heart-healthy practice. However, many patients are still unsure of aspirin therapy. For instance, will aspirin lower blood pressure, or does it simply mask symptoms? Are there risks to taking this pill daily? Read on to get the answers to your aspirin and blood pressure questions. […]

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Is There a Link Between Gout and Heart Disease?

Feb 15, 2021

Gout is a type of arthritis that can cause numerous issues throughout the body. But can it also cause heart disease? New research is showing us the connection between gout and heart disease. Read on to discover the links between the two conditions. What is Gout? Gout is a common type of inflammatory arthritis. Though […]

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How Do Beta Blockers Work in Heart Failure Patients?

Jan 30, 2021

While heart failure is a very serious condition, it does not need to be a death sentence. With the right treatments, heart failure patients can manage their condition and live well. Beta blockers are commonly prescribed to heart failure patients, and many see great results with these medications. But what are beta blockers, and how […]

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