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Stroke versus Heart Attack Symptoms

If you spotted someone in distress, would you be able to identify stroke versus heart attack symptoms? Most people feel that they could readily identify heart attack symptoms, however, as we discussed several months ago, women’s heart attack symptoms can be more subtle than men’s symptoms, but nonetheless very serious. When we think about a stroke, those symptoms may also be very subtle. In fact, many... Read More

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Keep Laughing – It’s Good for Your Heart

You may have heard the expression that laughter is the best medicine. And, indeed, laughing can make almost anyone feel instantly better from a psychological point of view. But, did you know that laughing can help with your physical health, including your heart? As your heart doctors, we want to let you know about some of the heart healthy benefits of laughter. But first, here... Read More

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Great Holiday Reading

The holidays are now upon us. Soon many of us will have a few extra days off and perhaps we will be traveling. Perhaps you are one of those people who loves to read. If so, the holidays are a great opportunity to squeeze a book or two. If that sounds like you, your Denver heart doctor group has some great holiday reading suggestions that... Read More

Calcium Heart Score Test

Calcium Heart Score Test and Heart Health

When it comes to preventing heart disease, knowing your risk is the first step. Part of that is knowing your Calcium Heart Score.  Your team at South Denver Cardiology can quickly get your calcium heart score and review those results with you. In fact, we are the Rocky Mountain region’s only home where we have what is considered the most accurate scanner that delivers the... Read More

Health Benefits of Hobbies

Hobbies and Their Health Benefits

When you are not working, what do you like to do? Or, if you don’t work or are retired, what activities do you find enjoyment in doing? Could be things as simple as collecting coins, drawing, writing, or even photography. These things are hobbies in that they offer you a break from your regular life to simply do activities that you enjoy. And, believe it... Read More

Keeping Your Brain in Shape - South Denver Cardiology

Keeping Your Brain in Shape

We have all heard the old saying of “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” That implies that as you age, it is harder to learn new skills. However, when it comes to brain fitness and keeping your brain in shape, that saying holds little merit. The brain continues to be one of the most fascinating organs in the human body. It is one... Read More

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Coming to the Heart Center Guest Speaker-Joe Ostaszewski NBC’s Biggest Loser Finalist

Join us on June 22nd at 11 am for guest speaker Joe Ostaszewski- “Powerful Patient… Why Health is the Ultimate Human Performance” The Powerful Patient is designed to help patients see themselves as high level performers in their own healthcare rather than passive participants.  Former Biggest Loser finalist, Joe Ostaszewski shares the lessons he learned from his experience and his ongoing quest for personal health.  Joe... Read More

Who has the most stressful job? South Denver Cardiology

Who Has The Most Stressful Job? The Least Stressful Job?

So, you think your job is stressful? It may very well be. And, ongoing stress is a contributing factor to what causes heart disease. As your Denver cardiologist, we encourage you to treat and reduce stress. And, in some cases it may mean cutting back on your job duties or even encouraging you to look into a different profession entirely. Each year CareerCast puts out... Read More

Favorite books to make you feel good - South Denver Cardiology

Favorite Books to Make You Feel Good

When it comes to heart health and what causes heart disease, we spend a lot of time talking about eating healthy and staying fit. But, sometimes it’s just plain old good medicine that feeds your minds and uplifts you that can be some of the best medicine. And, in the winter months, there is nothing better than curling up on the couch with something warm... Read More

Signs you are feeling overwhelmed - South Denver Cardiology

Signs You Are Feeling Overwhelmed

While for many, the New Year can mark the start of new beginnings, for others it can feel overwhelming. Much of this is due to coming off of the euphoria and relaxed pace of the holiday season and even the pressure of having to try and keep up on New Year resolutions. The fact is, come January, the normalcy of life returns; it is winter,... Read More