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Winter Storm Safety Tips: Heart Health

It’s hard to believe that a normal chore like shoveling can cause a heart attack, but as we prepare for the impending storm — heart health is on our mind.

Women and Stroke

Aside from high blood pressure, smoking, and being overweight, do you know what other stroke risk factors women face?

Valentine’s Day Health Tips

As you prepare for this year's Valentine’s Day adventure with your loved one, try incorporating some of these heart healthy tips:

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the US. The good news? When people make healthy life choices and manage their health conditions - it can be prevented.

American Heart Month - CTA and Calcium Scoring

As we finish out American Heart Month, we want to remind patients to make healthy lifestyle changes as well as maintain regular checkups. Additionally, patients also have the opportunity to obtain detailed images of their heart and arteries thanks to the latest CT scans - like Calcium Scoring and Cardiac Coronary CT angiography, available here at Medical Arts Radiology.

How to Have a Healthy Heart

One of the reasons cardiovascular disease is so dangerous - it can develop silently. That’s what makes identifying and treating the risk factors such a crucial first step towards heart health. Heart health isn’t a one-size-fits-all circumstance, every patient is different and different lifestyle modifications need to be made. However, there are some practical life-saving suggestions that anyone can start doing for better heart health:

Cold Weather and Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, a time where we encourage all to learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones. Research shows that 53% of heart attacks occur in the winter months, so it’s important to take some precautions to protect your hear this season: