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Perfect Grilling for Your Heart

Heart Health Grilling Tips Summer is peak grilling season, with the warm weather and sunshine begging you to be outdoors, and the rising temps keeping you away from your oven, there’s nothing better than hitting the grill and enjoying your backyard or local park with friends. But when you’re dealing with heart problems or trying to eat a diet that focuses on cardiovascular health, the... Read More

Best Walking Trails in Denver

Improving your health, especially your cardio health, doesn’t always come quickly. Often, and especially if you’re facing health issues or recently suffered from a heart attack or stroke, it can feel monumental to merely get up and walk around. Recovery or building a foundation for cardiovascular strength and endurance doesn’t have to be a race to clock the most miles or at the best pace.... Read More

Types of Mitral Valve Replacement Options

Getting the news that you need a Mitral or Aortic valve replacement can be a little scary, but the good news is you have options. Maybe you have an idea of what you’d like to do but want a little more information, or maybe you’re entirely clueless and are looking for a little information before you dive too deeply into the discussion with your doctor. Whatever... Read More

Heart Healthy Exercise Options

Summer is the time when all those ads about beach bodies and getting fit for the bikini pop up. While exercising solely for an aesthetic goal is not the approach we’d recommend you take, it’s worth considering what exercise regiment might do your heart some good as temperatures rise and summer adventures await! If you’re not sure what exercises might be good for you to... Read More

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

When you’re diagnosed with congestive heart failure, it can be frightening. It’s a serious, life-threatening diagnosis that progresses with time. Unfortunately, that can leave some people feeling hopeless and helpless, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Living with congestive heart failure can seem like a lot to take on, but there are a number of ways to make it easier and ensure that... Read More

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Deceptive Heart Attack Symptoms

When it comes to heart attacks, most people know and are aware of the “big signs.” You know the ones – feeling like an elephant is sitting on your chest, chest pain, shortness of breath, etc. But fewer know the unusual ways in which some heart attack symptoms can present themselves. These are especially common heart attack symptoms in women, for whom heart attacks often... Read More

Great Spring Hikes

We’re well into Spring and that means weekends are quickly filling up with hikes and time spent outdoors. We love when the weather warms up and people start popping up outside more and more. Physical activity is a crucial part of our health and fitness, especially when it comes to your cardiac fitness. With so many amazing places to hike and explore nature all the while... Read More

Ways to Make Common Food Heart Healthy

When you’re working to live a heart-healthier life, there can be a lot to take into consideration, but one of the major things most doctors will suggest is an overhaul in your diet. Eating with your heart health in mind can make a big difference to your overall health and how you feel on a daily basis. If you’re not sure where to start, though,... Read More

Living With AFib (You Can!)

Atrial Fibrillation (afib) impacts the daily lives of many Americans, but even though it sounds (and can be) scary, there are plenty of ways to manage the condition and continue living a happy, healthy life with minor modifications. Not sure what to do to get your A-Fib under control and get back to your life? Here are some things to consider. What Is A-Fib? We’ve... Read More

Make Some Outdoor Resolutions

Spring is on the horizon in Colorado, and that means everyone is finally starting to emerge from their caves and getting ready to tackle all the outdoor activities this Rocky Mountain state has to offer. If one of your resolutions for the year was to get healthier, we’d like to encourage you to add an additional aspect to that particular resolution – get outside and... Read More