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Five Heart-Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Recipes & Nutrition,

Now that the holidays are here, everyone is in immediate danger of over-eating. Holiday meals tend not only to be large, but to be very high in salt, fats, and sugars. Plus, there are more festive drinks and treats all around that encourage snacking. Fortunately, there are ways to eat healthy over the holidays. Here…

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7 Tips for Moving Exercise Indoors During Winter Months

Staying Fit Tips,

Although we haven’t had much in the way of wintry weather yet, it is coming. When it hits, you will want to move your exercise routine indoors so you can stay healthy all winter long. Besides, the short days make it hard to squeeze in winter exercise outside before or after work – it’s dark…

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Foods to Avoid if You Have Heart Palpitations

Celebrating Wellness,

Heart palpitations can be very worrying. They feel serious, and they can trigger anxiety about your heart health. The good news is that heart palpitations are usually harmless. The bad news is that it’s not always easy to tell when they’re harmless or when they’re serious. It’s a good idea to avoid foods that are…

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5 Easy Steps to Reduce Cholesterol in 30 Days

Healthy Thinking,

If you have been told that you have high cholesterol, it’s time to do something about it. High cholesterol puts you at serious risk of heart attacks, stroke, and other dangerous cardiovascular events. Fortunately, you can reduce your cholesterol relatively quickly and easily if you follow these five steps. Switch to a Mediterranean Diet There…

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Heart Attack Vs. Stroke – What’s the Difference? (Infographic)

Latest Research,

When it comes to cardiovascular health, one of the worst things that can happen is a heart attack. But recognizing it has gotten difficult over the years as heart attack vs. stroke get repeatedly lumped in with one another despite being vastly different, if equally serious, issues. Really, heart attack and stroke don’t even effect…

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Mitral Valve Prolapse – What is MVP

How We Are Making a Difference,

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse? The mitral valve is found between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart and allows the oxygenated blood to flow through the heart. Occasionally the valve will not provide a strong enough seal between the two chambers. One example of this would be called a mitral valve prolapse.…

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What is Atrial Fibrillation?

Doctor’s Advice,

What is Afib? One of the leading heart issues that affect a lot of people is atrial fibrillation. And, it is among the leading questions we get from our patients. So, with the help of our own Dr. Sri Sundaram (one of our highly experienced cardiologists), we answer what is atrial fibrillation. Dr. Sundaram’s main…

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What Makes South Denver Cardiology Special

How We Are Making a Difference,

It has been our mission since 1973 to provide the best cardiac care for the body and mind at South Denver Cardiology Associates (SDCA). Here are just a few of the ways we are making a difference in the our guests’ lives: The state-of-the-art South Denver Heart Center facility is home to 20 of the…

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Celebrating Wellness: Learn Ways to Slow The Aging Process

Celebrating Wellness,

While getting older is inevitable, we can have a great deal of control on how getting older affects our mind and body. There is a significant amount of research that points to the impact diet, sleep, exercise and other lifestyle choices have on how we age. Diet: Look to increase the amount of fruits and…

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Staying Fit Tips: Start the New Year Off Right

Staying Fit Tips,

If you have made a commitment to get healthier or say fit in 2013, take a look at the materials from a past class called New Year’s Cooking and Exercise…Starting the Year Off Right! The information is just what you need to get your plan started and stay on track. Each of the free classes…

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