Heart Disease

How Much Do You Know About Heart Disease?

|   April 5, 2019   |   Heart Disease

How Much Do You Know About Heart Disease?

Did you know that 47% of Americans have at least one of three major risk factors leading to heart disease? Heart disease is the number one cause of death, and yet most people are more cautious about cancer development. 

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A Lifesaving Vaccination

|   February 15, 2019   |   Heart Disease

A Lifesaving Vaccination

Every year you are faced with the decision to get your flu shot, or not. While shots are never a welcomed experience, there are many benefits to the flu shot.

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Cold Hearted

|   December 7, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Cold Hearted

During the holidays, having a cold heart is a popular metaphor for lacking compassion and a loving spirit. Like so many, this metaphor contains an element of truth. Studies have revealed that cold weather affects our physical hearts and can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart attack.

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Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

|   August 6, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

Summer is an optimal time of year for those of all ages to hit the surf, go on vacation, participate in sports, and essentially spend a lot of time outdoors. When it comes to heart and cardiovascular health, patients hear time and time again how important it is to stay physically active–whether it’s brisk walking, running, or aerobics.

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Ghost Hunting

|   June 25, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Ghost Hunting

Ghost hunting teams attempt to prove the existence of invisible beings by collecting other visible clues and evidence. High blood pressure and hypertension are called silent killers, or invisible diseases that cause lasting damage.

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Be Aware of the Silent Killer

|   May 7, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Be Aware of the Silent Killer

In the state of Mississippi, 700,000 people have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and thousands more are at risk. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the major risks of both heart disease and stroke.

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Is Your Clock Ticking?

|   February 19, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Is Your Clock Ticking?

Women often make comments, usually in jest, about their clocks ticking. Life is passing by them by, and they’re becoming unable to meet certain milestones or accomplishments.

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