6 Steps to Better Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, so we’re offering you a list of the top six things you can do to help ensure your heart stays as healthy as possible. Ready? Read on! Stop smoking. Yep, you’ve heard it before, and you’re hearing it again. That’s because smoking has such a major negative impact on your heart…

Causes of Heart Disease – What You Need to Know

Heart disease begins when there is damage to the inner layers and the lining of the heart’s arteries. Causes of heart disease include: Smoking (includes secondhand) Increased amounts of sugar due to diabetes Particular kinds of fats in the blood (high cholesterol) Inactivity Poor hygiene Age Hypertension (high blood pressure) Obesity Genetics Poor diet Stress…

Three Signs of a Great Cardiac Specialist

Patients seeking cardiovascular care deserve the best quality doctors available in their area.  However, choosing a reputable cardiac specialist can be a daunting task.  Many patients simply don’t know where to begin to evaluate potential heart doctors.  Looking for the following three signs of a great cardiac specialist increases the likelihood that you’ll form a…