South Denver Cardiology

Exercise Tips for Limited Mobility

Finding the motivation to exercise regularly isn’t always easy, and that’s especially true when you’re dealing with limited mobility. Whether your limited mobility is the result of an accident, injury, condition, or aging, there are still plenty of ways to get and stay active. And the best part? Commitment to exercise, even with limited mobility, can help your muscles bounce back faster in many cases.... Read More

Squeezing in Winter Workouts

Working out when the temperatures are cold and the weather turns wintry is pretty much the last thing a lot of us want to do. This time of year, it seems far more attractive to stay cozied up under blankets than it does to get out there and stay active. However, cardiovascular health doesn’t take a break, and that means you shouldn’t take a break... Read More

Setting Heart Healthy Goals for 2020

New Year’s Resolutions, the end of another year, the end of a whole decade. This year, the last couple of weeks have people looking at their habits, goals, and accomplishments in a whole different light. Whether you’ve been working on your health consistently for a while now, or have run into some health hiccups that have left you looking for a change, setting health-related goals... Read More

Tips to Keep the Weight off Over the Holidays

We’re right in the thick of it now – the holiday season, the holiday parties, and all the sugary-sweet, calorie-laden goodies that so often go along with it. If you’re staring down a calendar filled with get-togethers that will include platters of things you’d be happy to dive headfirst into if it weren’t for two things – your waistline and your health – then these... Read More

Are Those Symptoms of Heartburn or Heart Attack?

If you’ve ever had a severe case of heartburn and wondered if something much scarier was happening, you’re not alone. Many people mistake indigestion for heart attacks every year. Unfortunately, when it ends up being heartburn, and you’re handed the bill for the emergency room, you’re hesitant ever to take those symptoms seriously again. That’s why it’s important to know the differences, however slight, between... Read More

heart healthy thanksgiving

Heart Healthy Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

The holiday season is upon us. As Thanksgiving draws ever-nearer, those with heart problems, health issues, or specific dietary needs may be looking at the holiday with as much trepidation as excitement. It’s hard to look at this season of indulgence and not feel a little worried about derailing all your health-focused progress. But if heart health, or continuing your healthy lifestyle, is a concern... Read More

Types of Heart Defects - South Denver Cardiology

A-Fib and Sleep Apnea – Are They Related?

Atrial Fibrillation is a complex diagnosis. It can be caused by several things, and therefore can have a wide range of ancillary symptoms and conditions that go hand-in-hand with it as well. Often, people with A-Fib struggle with consistent and quality sleep, but some patients with A-Fib also report symptoms of sleep apnea. But are the two conditions related? Let’s look a little closer. What... Read More

Heart Palpitations After Eating – What Does It Mean?

Heart palpitations are scary, no matter when they occur. The sudden feeling of your heart pounding in your chest, beating faster or thumping much harder than you’re used to is a frightening experience. It makes you wonder and worry. Sometimes, palpitations can be so frightening that you call 9-1-1, fearing heart attack, or stroke. It’s smart to pay attention to those palpitations, but often they... Read More

Understanding Heart Failure

What is Heart Failure? We need to start with a brief ‘primer’ on heart function.  The blood comes back from the body in need of oxygen and enters the heart via the right atrium.  It is then pumped into the right ventricle then directly into the lungs for oxygen. After receiving oxygen the blood returns to the heart’s left side into the left atrium and... Read More

Putting the Brakes on Heart Disease

Slowing Heart Disease At South Denver Cardiology, we’ve always been focused on innovation while ensuring that the programs, resources, and technologies we offer are cutting edge while and proven effective. That’s why we’re so proud to announce that we have become the first Cardiac Rehab site to provide the Pritikin ICR program in Colorado. Intensive Cardiac Rehab Pritikin ICR is based on the Pritikin Program,... Read More