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Our experienced vascular surgeons, heart specialists and support staff are here to help you every step of the way, from getting a diagnosis, to meeting one of our heart and vascular specialists and answering any questions that come up.

In addition, the information in our new Heart and Vascular Health Content section will help you better understand any procedure you are facing. 

Heart and Vascular Health Content


Articles

Mixed signals: Heart attack symptoms can vary widely between men and women

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5 foods to boost your heart’s health

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Walk this way: How a pedometer can kick-start your exercise regimen

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Ticker Tales: How much do you know about your heart, and how it works?

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Understanding Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Learn what you can do to keep your own heart healthy.

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Cardiac Tests and Procedures

From a chest x-ray to an implantable pacemaker, here's a detailed look at the tools doctors use to help diagnose and treat heart disease.

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Women and Heart Disease

Many women believe the stereotype that heart disease is a man's problem. But women are at higher risk for heart disease than breast cancer.

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Congenital Heart Disease

A congenital heart defect is a heart problem that is present at birth. The vast majority of congenital heart diseases have no known causes. Some of these problems may be caused by genetics.

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Managing Heart Disease

Your specific treatment plan may involve one or more of these areas: monitoring your blood pressure, changing to a healthier diet, getting more exercise, and taking medications.

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Heart Conditions and Diseases

Arrhythmias, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure—find out more about heart problems and what you can do to prevent them.

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Preventing Heart Disease

Making certain lifestyle changes can reduce your risk for heart disease: Stop smoking, start exercising, and limit the saturated fat in your diet.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Your heart needs time to recover from a major trauma like heart attack or heart surgery. A cardiac rehab program can help you get back to normal daily activities.

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in people with diabetes. Take steps right now to promote heart health.

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The Center for Heart & Vascular Services. At the forefront of heart and vascular disease for more than 25 years.

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