Nuclear stress tests provide cardiologists with in-depth information about a heart’s structure, as well as its function. But not every heart issue requires this type of test. Here’s when these tests are prescribed and what they can show.
Phlebectomy is a safe, effective, outpatient treatment that’s often used to get rid of symptomatic varicose veins in just one office visit. Here’s how it can help relieve your varicose vein symptoms and improve your circulatory health.
Hypertension is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States, but fortunately, there are some pretty simple things you can do to keep your blood pressure in check. Here are five steps you can take today.
While some types of chest pain have benign causes, other times that pain can be a sign of an underlying heart problem. The good news is, there are lots of effective treatments. Read this post to learn about your options.
Stress echocardiograms might sound a little scary, but they’re actually completely painless — and a very important tool for keeping your heart healthy. If you have an echocardiogram in your future, here’s what to expect.
Millions of Americans have varicose veins, and even if they’re not causing symptoms now, there’s a good chance they will in the future. Varicose veins are a sign of a circulation problem. Here’s what you can do to help your veins stay healthy.
Think of a heart attack, and almost certainly, pain is the first symptom that comes to mind. It’s true, most heart attacks cause significant pain. But that’s not always the case. Here are the other symptoms you should notice.
Sleep problems and high blood pressure are both very common among Americans. Understanding how these two problems are connected could help you lower your blood pressure and stay healthy. Here’s what you should know.
You may have heard of edema, but not much. Edema is more than just swelling. It can cause serious medical problems, including permanent nerve damage and skin infections. If you have edema in your legs, here’s how we can help.
Atrial fibrillation affects millions of Americans, but because its symptoms can be subtle, it’s easy to overlook. Here’s how to recognize the most common signs of AFib so you can get medical treatment as soon as possible.
Ultrasounds aren’t just for expectant mothers. Echocardiograms use ultrasound technology to diagnose and manage many types of heart disease, too. Here’s when our team typically recommends these important imaging studies.
If you have hypertension, learning to manage and lower your blood pressure can dramatically reduce your risks of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. Here’s what you can do to get your blood pressure under control.
Are you facing a Nuclear Stress Test and wonder what to expect? Nuclear stress tests play an important role in diagnosing and treating many types of heart disease. If you’re wondering what to expect during your upcoming test, this overview can help.
Leg swelling isn’t just annoying — it can be a sign of a serious underlying vascular condition. Here are four treatments that can help relieve uncomfortable leg swelling, while also improving your vascular health.
Varicose veins are more than just unattractive. They can also be a symptom of a serious medical problem that needs to be treated. If you have varicose veins, here’s what they could be saying about your health.
Even if you look and feel healthy, you could still be at risk for a heart attack. Heart conditions such as hypertension don’t even have symptoms. While lifestyle is important to heart health, so is getting an expert cardiac evaluation.