Blog Articles

Signs and Symptoms of Carotid Artery Disease

You’ve heard of a heart attack, but what about a brain attack? You may know it better as a stroke, which can come from the same conditions that cause a heart attack. Here’s how to spot the signs of carotid artery disease and prevent a stroke.

Mar 18th, 2020
When Do Chest Pains Warrant a Trip to the ER?

When you’re experiencing pain or tightness in your chest, it can be difficult to know whether it’s just passing heartburn or something more serious. We understand this uncertainty, so we’ve provided some signs that your chest pain may justify an ER visit.

Feb 1st, 2020
Recognizing the Red Flags of Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that impacts blood flow to your lower body, affects nearly 40% of people in the United States. Here’s how to spot the red flag symptoms that indicate you may have this condition and when to contact a doctor.

Jan 1st, 2020
The Many Causes of Chest Pain

Chest pain can have many different causes, some of them quite serious, even potentially deadly. By knowing the many causes of chest pain, you may be able to determine if you need to head to the doctor.

Dec 1st, 2019
Know the Signs of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, can lead to serious, even fatal, medical events. Learn more about this condition so you can spot the symptoms and get treatment.

Nov 1st, 2019
The Link Between Diabetes and PAD

Diabetes, one of the most common chronic diseases in America, puts you at high risk for peripheral artery disease — a serious complication of the blood vessels throughout your body. Learn whether you’re at risk.

Oct 1st, 2019
Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Veins

If you’ve noticed unsightly large blue or purple veins causing the skin on your legs to protrude outward, you may have varicose veins. Even being moderately overweight can cause varicose veins and other vein problems.

Sep 1st, 2019
Why Are Women More Susceptible to Varicose Veins?

If you’re a woman, you’re twice as likely to develop varicose veins as men. Furthermore, your risk of developing them increases as you get older. While you may be more susceptible to developing varicose veins, you don’t have to live with them.

Jul 25th, 2019
What is Peripheral Artery Disease?

Plaque can affect any blood vessel in your body, including your peripheral arteries. If too much plaque clings to your artery walls, you can wind up with peripheral artery disease. Find out what it is and what you can do to prevent or treat it.

Jun 13th, 2019
How Stress Affects Your Heart

From your pile of bills to your deadlines at work, stress seems inescapable. But the amount of stress you have and how you react to it can be bad for your health, especially your heart, and shouldn’t be swept aside as a fact of life.

May 15th, 2019