Healthy Thinking

Denver Cardiologist Tips: How To Avoid Stress During The Holidays

We know that this time of year can be a taxing one. On one hand, being surrounded by family, holiday cheer, and affection from loved ones can be wonderful experience. On the other hand, the holidays can mean a lot of rushing, drama, and other forms of holiday stress. It can be easy to lose sight of the positives during this time. Naturally, these patterns... Read More

Get Social: High correlation between social activity and physical and mental health

Sometimes it’s very easy to feel like an introvert living in an extrovert’s world. For your Friday evenings, all you want to do is grab a glass of wine, sit on your couch, and delve into a good book. While taking a break from the world is important for mental health, the brainiacs of medicine have found out that being a little social can also... Read More

Stress: How Does it Impact Your Health

Stress plays a huge role in our lives and work lifestyles, but stress also causes major problems to our overall health. High stress levels can cause headaches, muscle tension, fatigue and sleep problems. Many people know that stress can cause these issues. But did you know that high stress levels could impact your heart? Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to high blood pressure, heart... Read More

Denver Cardiology Tips: Health Benefits of a Positive Attitude

Studies have shown that your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic may affect your health. These studies have found that people who are positive thinkers have overall better well-being – they are healthier, less stressed, and have an easier time overcoming obstacles than negative thinkers. The overall well-being of optimists has proved to be generally much better than... Read More

Stress Reduction Is Important — Especially for Those With Heart Disease

Reducing stress is a critical component of cardiac care; however, it is sometimes easier said than done.  Explore these simple relaxation techniques that can help you refocus your mind. Whether you are retired or actively engaged in a high stress job, you may be dealing with pressures and emotions that are causing you stress.  High stress can lead to a number of serious health issues... Read More

Healthy Thinking: Register for SDCA’s Complimentary “Living Stress Free!” Class

If you are working to manage the stress in your life, South Denver Cardiology Associates offers a complimentary class called Living Stress Free! You will learn relaxation techniques, mediation tips, breathing exercises and other ways to reduce the level of stress in your life. This class is a great introduction to the different methods you can use to take care of your heart and start... Read More