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Tag: Heart Health
April 30, 2020
Bariatric Surgery Became the Bridge to a New Heart
At age 29, I went into my family doctor’s office for my yearly check-up. I walked out with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. This is my story.
March 3, 2020
Half of Americans Have High Blood Pressure. Are You at Risk?
Nearly 30 million Americans have joined the ranks of people battling high blood pressure—not because their health has changed in any significant way, but because the guidelines for hypertension have evolved.
February 25, 2020
Mending Broken Hearts
Hahnemann’s closure has profoundly affected cardiology patients and providers.
February 14, 2020
A Heart Transplant Story: More Years to Spend With the Love of My Life
"While my heart always skipped a beat for Theresa, it skipped a few too many beats over the years. Several people on my mother’s side of my family suffered from heart disease, so I knew I might, too."
February 13, 2020
12 Reasons to Visit a Cardiologist
The heart beats about 115,000 times per day pumping approximately 2,000 gallons of blood through your body. Needless to say, keeping it healthy is crucial to survival.
February 11, 2020
It Happened to Me: I Went Into Cardiac Arrest When I Was 18 Years Old
A Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University medical student tells her story of adversity, hardship and recovery—and how it will forever change how she views a patient.
February 4, 2020
Subtle Signs of a Heart Attack Every Woman Should Recognize
Signs of a heart attack can be so subtle for women that some do not even realize they've had a heart attack until they go to the doctor for a seemingly unrelated symptom, like back or jaw pain.
November 20, 2019
Are Cholesterol Lowering Medications Right for Older Adults?
While useful for many patients, statins may not be the right choice for seniors.
November 6, 2019
How to Start a Heart-Friendly Fall Fitness Routine
A cardiac rehabilitation specialist offers the tips she gives her heart patients to start a fall fitness routine.
August 8, 2019
Five Back-to-School Health and Wellness Concerns
From seemingly innocuous foods, to undiscovered ailments and classroom bullies, there are a handful of concerns to watch for as children get back to school.
August 8, 2019
Does the Heat and Humidity Affect Your Heart?
There are a few things all of us should remember during the dog days of summer so we don’t overheat.