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5 Diagnostic Tests for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects millions of Americans, blocking blood flow in their legs or arms. Early diagnosis is important for preventing more serious problems. Here are five tests we use to identify PAD as early as possible.
Dec 13th, 2022

Why Are Women More at Risk for Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women and men in the United States — yet women tend to be at greater risk for both the disease and its serious consequences. Here are five reasons why.
Oct 12th, 2022

Pregnant? Here's What You Should Know About DVT

Deep vein thrombosis can happen to anyone, but if you’re pregnant, you have a much higher risk of developing DVT and its complications. Here’s how to recognize the signs of DVT and how we can treat it.
Sep 15th, 2022

Vein Health Habits Almost No One Knows About

Your veins play an essential role in keeping you healthy at every age, so it just makes sense to do all you can to return the favor. Here are seven simple habits to help you help your veins.
Aug 1st, 2022

Tips for Exercising When You Have a Heart Problem

Exercise offers lots of benefits for your physical and mental health. But if you have heart disease, you might be wondering if exercising is OK. The answer is yes, as long as you follow a few guidelines.
Jul 1st, 2022

What Exactly Is Venous Reflux?

Venous reflux is a fairly common medical problem, yet you might not have heard of it or the symptoms and complications it causes. This post provides an overview of venous reflux so you can get treatment as early as possible.
Jun 1st, 2022

How Restless Legs Syndrome Affects Sleep

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) affects millions of Americans. It interrupts sleep and takes a toll on overall health and wellness. If you suffer from RLS, here’s what you should know about its potential effects and how it’s treated.
May 1st, 2022

5 Heart Conditions Common Among Women

Heart disease is most commonly associated with men, but it affects women, too — at almost the same rates. Understanding your risks for heart disease is critical for getting prompt care. Here are five heart conditions every woman should know about.
Apr 7th, 2022

Telltale Signs of Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a serious vascular disease that affects millions of people — and many don’t even know they have it. Learning to spot these seven signs can help you recognize PAD early, so you can get appropriate care.
Mar 9th, 2022

Beyond Chest Pain: Little-Known Signs of Heart Disease

When most of us think of heart disease, we think of chest pain — severe chest pain. But guess what? Heart disease doesn’t always cause pain, which makes some heart problems harder to spot. Here are nine little-known symptoms you should know about.
Feb 1st, 2022

5 Signs of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation affects millions of Americans, and for many, it leads to serious medical problems, like strokes and heart failure. Learning to recognize the signs of Afib can help you get treatment early. Here’s what to look for.
Jan 1st, 2022

Pulmonary Function Test: What to Expect

If you’re having trouble breathing or you have symptoms like wheezing or chronic coughing, it could mean you have a problem with your lungs. Pulmonary function testing helps diagnose lung diseases so you can get the care you need to stay healthy.
Dec 13th, 2021

What to Do About Microvascular Angina

Coronary artery disease is a common and well-known cause of chest pain — but it’s not the only cause. Some people have a less common type of chest pain called MVA. Here’s what you should know about MVA and how it’s treated.
Nov 14th, 2021

How Varicose Veins Can Cause Vein Insufficiency

Varicose veins aren’t just ugly. They can also be a sign of a more serious vascular problem, like chronic venous insufficiency. Here’s how the two are related — and why it’s so important to have your varicose veins evaluated by our team.
Oct 14th, 2021

Understanding the Different Types of Heart Disease

When people think of heart disease, they likely think of clogged arteries and heart attacks. But heart disease comes in many forms. Knowing the types of heart disease can help ensure you get treatment you need as early as possible.
Sep 1st, 2021

The Importance of Treating Your Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis symptoms can be subtle in many people — but that doesn’t mean it’s OK to delay or ignore treatment. Without proper medical management, DVT can cause serious problems. Here’s how treatment can improve your health.
Jul 22nd, 2021

Coronary Microvascular Disease and Chest Pain

It may not be as well known as coronary artery disease, but microvascular disease can be a major cause of chest pain, too. Here’s what to know about this less common type of heart disease.
Jun 29th, 2021

What to Expect During a Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test

A cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) provides your doctor with a lot of important information about your heart and lung function, helping them tailor a treatment plan based on your unique needs. Here’s what to expect during your upcoming test.
May 19th, 2021

Restless Legs Keeping You Up at Night? We Can Help

Restless legs syndrome affects millions of Americans. If you’re one of them, you know the toll it can take on your sleep. Learn how we can help you relieve your symptoms by treating the root cause of your RLS.
Apr 15th, 2021

Understanding Valvular Heart Disease

Heart disease can involve any part of your heart, including the four valves. Knowing the causes and symptoms of valvular disease can ensure you get treatment as soon as possible. Here’s what to look for.
Mar 10th, 2021

Are You at Risk for Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, carries some significant health risks. Yet the symptoms it causes can be hard to spot. Knowing your risk factors is important for making sure you get prompt treatment. Here’s what to look for.
Feb 17th, 2021

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Health

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death among women in the United States, yet many women don’t know they’re at risk. In honor of American Heart Month, we’ve got the scoop on women’s heart disease — and what you can do to protect yourself.
Jan 20th, 2021

4 Myths About COPD

COPD is a chronic lung disease that affects millions of people in the United States. Still, there’s a lot of misunderstanding about the disease and how it’s treated. Here are four common myths surrounding COPD that we can dispel right now.
Nov 30th, 2020