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Be ‘Heart Smart’

February is American Heart Month!    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.   The good news?  It is also one of the most preventable.  Here are a few ways you can be heart smart.   Adopt Healthy Habits Eating a healthy diet (lots of fresh veggies, fruits, …

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How to Be ‘Heart Smart’

February is American Heart Month!    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.   The good news?  It is also one of the most preventable. Here are a few ways you can be heart smart.   Adopt Healthy Habits Eating a healthy diet (lots of fresh veggies, …

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Heart Healthy

February is American Heart Month!    Here are a few ways you can get heart smart.   Adopt Healthy Habits Eating a healthy diet (lots of fresh veggies, fruits, whole grains; eating less processed foods, limiting sodium, saturated fats, etc.). Maintaining a healthy weight (you don't have to aim for "skinny", just healthy). Getting enough physical …

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Combatting High Blood Pressure

Last year there were changes to guidelines on high blood pressure and because of that, almost half of all Americans have hypertension. Hypertension can lead to heart attacks, stroke, and a host of other problems and the scary part is that symptoms may not present themselves until it's too late. What's important to note is …

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Taking Care of Your Ticker

February is American Heart Month Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The month of February is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. It's time to take your heart health into your own  hands! Here are some facts and important information, courtesy of the …

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