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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
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