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Atrial Fibrillation Seminar – You’re Invited!

When it comes to heart health, there are so many things to consider. It’s important to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle in as many ways as you can, but there’s more to it than that. Most people know about the big two cardiac risks – heart attack and stroke – but there are a number of other heart conditions that are more common, and while less... Read More

fall reads

Great Fall Reads

The cooler temperatures and earlier sunsets that accompany fall make for the perfect reading season, and with the perfect reading season comes a batch of great fall reading suggestions. Because we’re all about health, happiness, and a balanced, heart-healthy lifestyle here at South Denver Cardiology, we thought we’d offer up some great fall reads books for your consideration. Reading has been proven to decrease stress... Read More

Dr. Lee MacDonald Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Lee MacDonald an interventional cardiologist here at South Denver Cardiology and has been working for years researching the effects of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure and medical therapy after stroke. He was recently published for the second time regarding the research in a study called RESPECT Clinical Trials. The latest results in the study conclude that “among adults who had had a cryptogenic ischemic stroke,... Read More

Low Fat Autumn Pumpkin Bread

Reversing Heart Disease Recipe With Fall right around the corner and it becoming pumpkin season, it seamed fitting to dig out a recipe from our friend Dr. Richard Collins The Cooking Cardiologist. This recipe is adapted from Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean Ornish and fits right in with our current heart disease reversal program.  This easy fall recipe is perfect to have with a warm soup.... Read More

Heart Health Tips

Heart Healthy Hacks 

Heart Health Tips Heart health is the culmination of a number of factors. It seems extremely complicated, and in some ways, it is. It’s a series of intricate systems that pretty much keep your body doing what it needs to day in and day out. But even though there’s a lot involved, there are some seriously simple ways to hack your way to a healthier... Read More

pool workout

Getting a Workout in the Pool

Heart Healthy Pool Workout It’s that time of year where running every afternoon results in entirely too much sweat, but taking to the treadmill in the gym seems like such a shame with the beautiful Colorado summer weather. So when it’s time to get your cardio on in the dog days of the season, where do you turn? If you’ve never tried a pool workout,... Read More

The 5 Most Amazing Hidden Gems in Colorado You Need to See

Hidden Colorado Gems With Colorado’s ever-increasing population, it’s no surprise that places are becoming more and more crowded. Some of the best hiking spots for getting your sweat on with amazing views are often so packed on the weekends that it’s not even worth it to make the trek these days. But when the weather is nice and the sun is shining, your Denver Heart... Read More

Delicious Summer Drinks That Are Good for Your Heart

Heart Healthy Drinks for the Summer We all know the importance of staying hydrated for your health. Especially in the summer and at higher altitudes, keeping your heart healthy is about more than what you eat and how much you exercise. Believe it or not, even what you choose to drink in these hotter months can impact your cardiac health. Thankfully, heart healthy drinks don’t... Read More

Summertime Detox Berry Quinoa Salad

The human body is a marvelously efficient detoxing machine. Give it the right ingredients like a healthy diet, adequate sleep, and regular exercise and you can keep your body’s systems functioning optimally.  A good detox diet will take out all the harmful ingredients like processed foods, added sugars, and alcohol and will load up on beneficial foods like vegetables, fruits and whole grains.  In this recipe... Read More

Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation – What’s New

Amazing Heart Disease Reversal Success Heart health and heart disease are two sides of the same coin. Knowing this, those of us at South Denver Cardiology work to find the connection between the two and focus on how to reverse heart disease  whenever possible. Part of our commitment to helping patients better understand the impact their daily choices have on their heart health and heart... Read More