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Heart Health Tips for 2019

Denver Heart Doctors Provide Heart Health Tips for 2019 We’ve reached that time again when everyone is looking toward the end of 2018, the beginning of 2019, and starting to gear up for big goals and plans for the year ahead. So often, health and wellness are at the top of many people’s lists for the new year, so we thought we’d help you get... Read More

Squeezing Workouts in During the Holidays

Holiday Workout Tips Schedules are tight any normal time of year.  Add in the holiday craze and it can be difficult to find time to get a breath in, let alone exercise. It can feel overwhelming, trying to prioritize your health this time of year, but it doesn’t have to be, and you don’t have to give up on your health and fitness goals just... Read More

A-Fib Treatment Options

Afib is a Common Cardiac Diagnoses Atrial Fibrillation, or A-Fib, can be a confusing diagnosis for patients, and that fluttering in your chest can be frightening if you don’t know what’s going on. So today we’re talking about A-Fib treatment options for patients, and what can be done. First things first, let’s define A-Fib a little better – it’s a fairly broad term for an... Read More

Skip the Salt – Heart Healthy Holiday Cooking Tips

The holidays are sneaking up on us again, and with those looming gatherings of loved ones comes menu plans filled with some of the richest foods and most massive meals we consume in a year. If you’re battling heart health issues, in the midst of recovery from a heart-related incident, trying to reduce factors for heart disease, or just are trying to make sure you’re... Read More

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Mitral Valve Prolapse – What is MVP

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse? The mitral valve is found between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart and allows the oxygenated blood to flow through the heart. Occasionally the valve will not provide a strong enough seal between the two chambers. One example of this would be called a mitral valve prolapse. Mitral valve prolapse, or MVP occurs when the valve slips... Read More

Keep a Healthy Perspective for Your Heart’s Sake

Tips to Reduce Stress for a Healthy Heart As you may know, there are a number of factors that contribute to your heart health every day. Diet and exercise are often the first discussed, but understanding the role stress plays on your cardiac health and how to keep the kind of perspective that will allow you to flourish, reduce stress and keep your heart as... Read More

Transitional Heart Failure Clinic

Dealing with Congestive Heart Failure Heart failure is a tough diagnosis to receive, but because the spectrum of it is so wide, and living with it can look different for so many people, we’ve developed a clinic specifically designed to help our patients dealing with congestive heart failure that is dedicated toward increasing quality of life and arming you with tools to help you make the... Read More

Walk with a Doc- Now at South Denver Cardiology

Exercise is Medicine! Studies have consistently shown the numerous benefits of having an active lifestyle versus a sedentary lifestyle. Often we have the mindset that going on a walk won’t be enough to make a difference in our health, but that isn’t the case at all. Taking that first step towards living a healthier life can be difficult, but it could be the life change... Read More

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