February is Heart Month so the time is now to think about your heart and how to keep it healthy! Many people may not know that dental health is directly related to heart health. New information from the American Dental Association and other trusted medical journals have confirmed what we have seen in practice for […]

February is a month-long celebration of heart health. When it comes to nutrition this can mean many different things: Foods that warm the heart, foods that express love for another, and foods that promote cardiovascular health. The gift of a long, healthy life may include a style of eating that makes room for all three of those […]

You may have a leaking heart if your mitral valve is damaged. What is the mitral valve you ask? It’s located between the left atrium (where blood enters the heart from the lungs) and the left ventricle the heart (which pumps the blood to your entire body). . Mitral valve regurgitation means that your mitral valve is […]

Being active in the winter can often feel like a bear, but there are actually some great, heart healthy benefits waiting to be unlocked. There are great advantages that come with a cold weather workout: no heat or humidity to slow you down, exposure to sunlight for some very important vitamin D, and immunity-boosting against seasonal […]

It’s American Heart Month! We want to share four ways to keep you heart, mind, and body happy and healthy. The combination of eating right, working out, relieving stress and educating yourself– can help keep your heart pumping for years to come. Make sure to visit the American Heart Association for more tools and facts […]

Abnormal blood clots can form in your veins (blood vessels returning blood to the heart) or arteries (blood vessels taking blood away from the heart). In this article we will talk about clots in the veins, also called “venous thrombosis.” About 1% of hospitalizations in the United States are for venous blood clots making them […]