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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

Cardiologists Recommend 5 Shakes and Smoothies for Good Heart Health

Shakes and smoothies can literally be elixirs of good heart health. They allow you to mix a variety of healthy ingredients to make a healthy beverage that tastes great and offers a nutritional punch. Having one of these smoothies every day can help improve your heart health as well as your overall health. Here are 5 smoothies our cardiologists would recommend: 1 – Banana Ginger... 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