Heart & Vascular

Health Tips

Health Tips

Learn heart health tips and advice from Doylestown Health Heart and Vascular experts in our blog. Read articles about heart disease prevention and how to keep your heart healthy, hear real stories from our patients and learn about the latest medical advances.

  • Heart Healthy Kitchen

    5 Tips for a Heart-Healthy Kitchen

    Stocking your kitchen with nutritious flavorful foods, you and your family can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and obesity. Below are five ways to make your kitchen heart healthy.

  • Heart Health Risk Factors

    Do You Know Your Cardiac Risk Factors?

    Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Still, leading a healthy lifestyle can help control many of the risk factors for heart disease.

  • Auteri

    Life After Heart Surgery

    Cardiothoracic surgeon Joseph Auteri, MD, FACS has helped hundreds of patients recover from cardiac surgery. We asked him about a patient's physical as well as emotional well-being following heart surgery, and ways to help improve both.

  • Sodium and Heart Health

    Sodium and Heart Health Tips

    Lace up your walking shoes for our next Walk with a Doc event. Cardiologist Dr. Frank Grzywacz will give walkers the lowdown on sodium and tips for using alternatives to salt.

  • Cooking without salt

    How to Add Flavor Without Adding Salt

    Most people consume about 3,400 milligrams of sodium per day, which is almost triple the recommended daily amount. Skip the salt with these 8 creative alternatives.

  • Atrial Fibrillation: What Increases Your Risk?

    Atrial Fibrillation: What Increases Your Risk?

    Over 2.7 million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation, an irregular, rapid heartbeat that can increase your risk for stroke and other heart-related diseases.

  • an aspirin a day

    Should I Take an Aspirin Every Day for My Heart?

    A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for some people. For others, it provides no benefits and may actually cause harm.

  • Winter Snow Shoveling and Heart Health

    Winter Weather and Your Heart What You Need to Know about Snow

    It's important to know how winter weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Read on for winter weather tips for cardiac patients.

  • Heart Attack

    6 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

    Chest pain is the most common sign of a heart attack, but how do you know when to call 9-1-1? Learn 6 heart attack warning signs you should not ignore.

  • Having a Heart Attack? Call 911

    Emergency Medical Services (EMS) can start to treat a heart attack right away and make sure the patient arrives at the hospital safely. By working closely with EMS, the hospital can start the process of care even before the patient arrives.

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