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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.
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 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.
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.
Eating too much sodium can have serious negative health effects. Doylestown Health cardiologist Frank Grzywacz, MD, gives the lowdown on how much sodium is too much, and tips to reduce your sodium intake.
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.
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.
A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for some people. For others, it provides no benefits and may actually cause harm.
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.
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.
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.