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  5 Subtle Signs of Heart Disease You Should Never Ignore

 5 Subtle Signs of Heart Disease You Should Never Ignore

Heart disease is a serious problem that can lead to severe health issues, but do you know what signs to look for? Read on to learn more about heart disease and lesser known symptoms, so you can stay on top of your heart health.
Jun 19th, 2024
How to Minimize Scarring After a Deep Wound

How to Minimize Scarring After a Deep Wound

Any kind of injury that breaks the skin can result in a deep wound and an unattractive scar. But is there anything you can do to prevent scarring? Read on to discover tips and tricks to minimize the chances of scarring after a deep skin wound.
May 2nd, 2024

Why Do My Legs Feel So Heavy in the Morning?

Do you wake up in the morning feeling like sandbags are weighing your legs down? If so, you may have a vein disease that's affecting more than your legs. Read on to discover what causes heavy legs and when to see a doctor to lighten the load.
Apr 8th, 2024
: The Truth About a High Sodium Diet and Your Heart Health

The Truth About a High Sodium Diet and Your Heart Health

A little salt on your food never hurts anyone, right? Unfortunately, too much salt has detrimental effects on your heart and body. Keep reading to learn how sodium affects heart health and some tips to help you to reduce salt.
Feb 8th, 2024

The Worst Foods for Your Heart

You’ve probably heard the expression "you are what you eat." It's often true, especially regarding your heart and unhealthy choices. Keep reading to discover the worst foods for heart health so you can avoid heart disease and other complications.
Jan 19th, 2024

Why Does My Heart Feel Like It Skips a Beat?

Have you ever felt your heart skip a beat? Heart palpitations are scary, even though they don't always spell danger. Keep reading to learn what causes heart palpitations and when to seek treatment.
Dec 1st, 2023
I Have High Cholesterol — Will That Affect My Heart?

I Have High Cholesterol — Will That Affect My Heart?

You’ve learned that your cholesterol level is high and you’re wondering what, if any, effect this might have on your heart. Keep reading to learn how high cholesterol affects your heart and how to lower your risk of dangerous complications.
Nov 1st, 2023

Tips for Working Out When You Have Heart Disease

Heart disease can be scary and affect your life in many ways, but you don't have to give up exercise. In fact, exercise could be very beneficial. Keep reading to discover how to work out properly when living with a heart condition.
Oct 10th, 2023
5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Swelling

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Swelling

Swelling in any area of your body should be a cause for concern, especially when it doesn't go away. Keep reading to learn more about swelling and why you should always notice the signs and symptoms.
Sep 7th, 2023
Why a Regular Heart Rhythm Matters

Why a Regular Heart Rhythm Matters

Your heartbeat is an organized and coordinated heart muscle contraction. A regular heart rhythm ensures the muscle is pumping blood throughout your body. Keep reading to learn why a normal heart rhythm is essential to your health and well-being.
Aug 8th, 2023
The Link Between Diabetes and Stroke

The Link Between Diabetes and Stroke

Did you know that your stroke chances increase when you're living with diabetes? Keep reading to learn how diabetes can lead to serious health issues, including a life-changing stroke.
Jul 11th, 2023
Hypertension and Stroke: What’s the Connection?

Hypertension and Stroke: What’s the Connection?

You might not think much of high blood pressure, especially if you're on medication. But uncontrolled hypertension is one of the leading causes of stroke. Read on to discover how the two are linked and how you can decrease your risk of a stroke.
May 1st, 2023
How Can I Practice Proper Wound Care at Home?

How Can I Practice Proper Wound Care at Home?

An open wound puts you at risk for infection, especially when it doesn’t heal completely. Home care can help your body fight off infection and help your wound to heal. Keep reading to discover how to care for your wound at home properly.
Feb 17th, 2023
4 Benefits of Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

4 Benefits of Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are unsightly veins that typically appear on your legs and are often painful. If you want treatment, sclerotherapy offers several benefits to you and your veins. Keep reading to find out more about sclerotherapy for varicose veins.
Jan 9th, 2023
Why Am I Getting Spider Veins? 3 Common Risk Factors

Why Am I Getting Spider Veins? 3 Common Risk Factors

Do you notice that you're getting tiny discolored veins on your legs? These veins could be spider veins, which are cosmetic problems that rarely are a sign of a significant medical problem. Keep reading to learn if you're at risk for spider veins.
Dec 11th, 2022
5 Warning Signs of an Arrhythmia You Should Know

5 Warning Signs of an Arrhythmia You Should Know

Have you ever felt your heart fluttering in your chest? If so, you may have experienced arrhythmia, a heart rate or a rhythm problem. Read on to learn several vital signs of a heart arrhythmia.
Nov 8th, 2022
Is There a Way To Prevent Heart Disease?

Is There a Way To Prevent Heart Disease?

Heart disease is a serious condition that leads to severe health complications and even death. But there are steps you can take to avoid it. Read on to learn how to effectively prevent heart disease.
Oct 11th, 2022
Help! I Have a Wound That Won't Heal

Help! I Have a Wound That Won't Heal

When you have some type of wound, it should naturally heal on its own. But certain circumstances delay wound healing and may lead to severe complications. Keep reading to learn why wounds won’t heal and what to do about it.
Sep 13th, 2022
What No One Told You About Your Vein Health

What No One Told You About Your Vein Health

Your veins are a vital part of your circulatory system, allowing blood to flow back to your heart. If your veins aren’t healthy, you could face a number of problems. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of keeping your veins healthy.
Aug 10th, 2022
Heart Healthy Habits You Can Embrace Today

Heart Healthy Habits You Can Embrace Today

Heart disease is a scary condition that's often preventable. Even if you have heart disease, you can lower your risk of the consequences with a few lifestyle modifications. Here’s how you can adopt heart healthy habits today.
Jul 29th, 2022
What To Expect After an Echocardiogram Test

What To Expect After an Echocardiogram Test

Your heart is complex, with chambers and vessels that allow it to work properly. When you’re having issues with circulation, an echocardiogram is a tool that helps us diagnose the issue. Keep reading to learn what to expect after an echocardiogram.
Jun 1st, 2022
All About Compression Therapy For Varicose Veins

All About Compression Therapy For Varicose Veins

Varicose veins aren’t just a cosmetic problem; they’re also a sign of a circulation issue in your legs. How do you get rid of these problem veins? Keep reading to learn how compression therapy allows you to get relief from painful varicose veins.
May 1st, 2022
8 Signs of Heart Disease

8 Signs of Heart Disease

Heart disease is very scary and can greatly affect your health. But how do you know if you have this dangerous condition? Keep reading to learn more about the signs of heart disease and what you can do to prevent it.
Apr 5th, 2022
Why Do I Need a Cardiac Rhythm Test?

Why Do I Need a Cardiac Rhythm Test?

Does your heart ever feel as if it is beating out of your chest? Or does it ever feel like your heart skips a beat? If so, you may need a cardiac rhythm test to see what’s going on. Keep reading to learn more.
Mar 2nd, 2022
5 Risk Factors for a Stroke

5 Risk Factors for a Stroke

A stroke can be devastating to your health, but did you know you can prevent it? Keep reading to find out if you're at risk for a stroke and how you can keep from having one.
Feb 1st, 2022
What Happens During an Echocardiogram?

What Happens During an Echocardiogram?

You might need an echocardiogram if your doctor suspects heart problems, and it may be comforting to know that it’s a painless test. Knowing what to expect can help ease your mind. Here’s what you can expect during your echocardiogram.
Jan 4th, 2022
5 Eating Habits for Better Wound Healing

5 Eating Habits for Better Wound Healing

Wounds are a part of life, but they need to heal quickly to avoid problems like infection. Some conditions make it hard for your body to heal your wounds efficiently. Keep reading to learn how your diet can help with wound healing.
Dec 8th, 2021
Can Anxiety Make Your Heart Race?

Can Anxiety Make Your Heart Race?

Do you suffer from constant worry or anxiety? If so, you might feel like your heart is beating out of your chest. But is it a heart issue or simply a symptom of your anxiety? Keep reading to learn how anxiety can mimic heart issues.
Nov 9th, 2021
The Importance of Wound Care

The Importance of Wound Care

When you suffer a wound, whether acute or chronic, you need special care. Not only can wounds become infected, but they may lead to more serious problems. Read on to find out why wound care is essential to your well-being.
Oct 27th, 2021
Understanding the Different Treatments for Your Varicose Veins

Understanding the Different Treatments for Your Varicose Veins

Varicose veins aren’t just an unsightly condition. They can also affect your health. When you have this condition, treatment is important for your health. Keep reading to learn about the different treatment options you have for varicose veins.
Sep 6th, 2021
The Dangers of Heart Disease

The Dangers of Heart Disease

Heart disease is scary, especially if you’re at risk. But you may not understand how dangerous heart disease is to your overall health. Keep reading to learn why you should take heart disease seriously to save your life.
Aug 8th, 2021

How You Can Play a Role In Stroke Prevention

As you get older, strokes and heart attacks become more of a risk. But there are ways for you to decrease your chances of suffering a stroke. Here are the steps you can take to prevent a stroke.
Jul 14th, 2021

Are Varicose Veins a Threat to Your Health?

Do you have unsightly varicose veins in your legs? Not only do they give you confidence issues, but they might have you worried that they'll affect your overall health. Should you be concerned about varicose veins?
Jun 22nd, 2021

The Link Between Hormonal Birth Control and Heart Problems

Birth control is something that many women use at some point in their lives, but is it truly safe? The hormones in birth control have been linked to a few medical problems, including heart issues. Here’s how these two are linked.
May 7th, 2021

Who's at Risk for Heart Disease?

Has your mom or dad had a heart attack, and you’re worried it could happen to you? Heart disease is a chronic medical problem that severely affects your health. Keep reading to learn if you could be at risk for this problem.
Apr 1st, 2021

What Makes Some Wounds Heal Slowly?

Cuts or abrasions should heal pretty quickly, so why aren't yours? There are many things that can delay wound healing. Keep reading to find out why your wounds are not getting better and what you can do to get better fast.
Mar 7th, 2021

Adjusting to Life With a Pacemaker

Have you just been told you need a pacemaker? After surgery, your life will definitely change a bit. There are certain things you’ll need to avoid with this device. Keep reading to find out what life with a pacemaker is like.
Feb 3rd, 2021

Tips for Helping Your Wounds Heal

Do you have a persistent wound that just won’t heal, no matter what you do? We have some tips from our cardiovascular team that should help your wound begin to heal.
Jan 1st, 2021

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women, but hardly more than half of them realize it. Prevention starts with awareness. Learn four key facts about heart disease in women.
Dec 1st, 2020

Here's How You Can Prevent Spider Veins

You trace a series of thin, red, web-like lines just below your knee. You probably just bumped your leg on something, you think. Actually, those feathery lines are probably spider veins, and you can stop them in their tracks with these tips.
Nov 5th, 2020

Understanding May-Thurner Syndrome

This rarely diagnosed, but not all that uncommon, condition affects the blood vessels in your hips and legs. Often symptomless, May-Thurner syndrome can be life-threatening if it progresses to something worse.
Oct 4th, 2020

All About Heart Disease

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attacks: These health issues have become so common that people think it’s normal to have heart disease or to know a ton of people who do. Let’s un-normalize heart disease, starting with these big facts.
Sep 14th, 2020

Why You Shouldn't Ignore an Open Wound

That stubborn sore is no big deal, right? Wrong — you should call your doctor right away if you have a persistent wound that just won’t heal. It could be the sign of something much worse.
Aug 31st, 2020

Are Varicose Veins Permanent?

If you have varicose veins, you might just hope they’ll disappear on their own. Unfortunately, hope doesn’t do much good in the case of varicose veins, but there are other options that can help.
Jul 27th, 2020

More Than Chest Pain: Little Known Signs of Heart Disease

Heart attacks as portrayed in movies and on TV show people clutching their chest and falling to the ground. But there are other forms of heart disease, and not all of them involve chest pain. Here are some of the overlooked signs of heart disease.
Jun 15th, 2020

Is Heart Disease In Your Genes?

Genetics and lifestyle can both affect your risk for heart disease. Combined, the influence is strong. Find out how your family history plays into your risk for heart disease, plus symptoms to look out for.
May 4th, 2020
Keep your pace.

Could You Need a Pacemaker and Not Know it?

Don’t disregard that fainting spell, constant fatigue, or weird fluttering in your chest. They could be signs that you have an abnormal heart rhythm and need a pacemaker.
Mar 9th, 2020

Spider Veins Can Pop Up in the Most Unlikely Places

Spider veins and varicose veins are both forms of venous insufficiency (or venous disease), but they are not the same condition, and each condition cannot develop into the other. These two conditions are commonly mistaken for being the same vein disease. I
Oct 19th, 2016

Eating Health Can Help Prevent Vein Related Problems

One of the best ways to prevent or slow the progression of varicose and spider veins,without medical intervention is to simply change your diet. Studies have shown that by simply adding key vitamins and nutrients to your daily regimen of food can make the
Oct 18th, 2016

What to Expect with Endovenous Laser Treatment

If you are experiencing issues with your legs feeling tired, heavy, weak, achy, cramping, you have restless leg syndrome or have pain on a constant or ongoing basis you may have a venous insufficiency issue. After a diagnosis is determined, several treatme
Oct 15th, 2016

What Groups are likely to Develop Varicose Veins

What Are Varicose Veins? Spider veins and varicose veins are both forms of venous insufficiency (or venous disease), but they are not the same condition, and each condition cannot develop into the other. These two conditions are commonly mistaken for being
Oct 14th, 2016