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Why Do I Get Heart Palpitations after Eating?

Recipes & Nutrition,

Heart palpitations can be frightening. In some instances, they may be a sign of a serious heart-related medical issue, which is why it’s common to be alarmed when you experience them. However, heart palpitations are often relatively benign and shouldn’t necessarily be a cause for concern. This is often true when they occur after eating.…

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Foods That Naturally Lower Calcium Heart Score

Recipes & Nutrition,

A calcium heart score, or coronary calcium scan, is done with a specialized X-ray called Cat scan, that provides our cardiologists with images that measure calcium build up in plaque on your heart arteries. Such scans are used as a part of prevention to assess and detect early signs of coronary artery disease. After all,…

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What Is Interventional Cardiology

How We Are Making a Difference,

The field of cardiology is a wide-ranging and multi-faceted field. As with almost all medical fields, there are different areas of care and specialties that help address different needs for patients. One of the subspecialties of cardiology we are proud to excel at here at South Denver Cardiology Associates is interventional cardiology. Today, we want to…

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Best Denver Nature Walks

Healthy Thinking,

When it comes to preventing and even treating heart disease, exercise is a key component. And, if you can also get outside and enjoy nature, you can also feel more relaxed and less stressed. As your Denver cardiologist, this is what we call a “win-win” for your heart health. Fortunately, we all live around Denver,…

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Grilling Tips for Heart Health

Recipes & Nutrition,

Summer is grilling season, and this year, as we continue the battle against coronavirus, we have a feeling those backyard getaways are going to be more and more critical. While doing what we can to stay safe is incredibly important, it’s also essential to pay attention to all the aspects of your health, including your…

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Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

Healthy Thinking,

A lot is happening right now, and sometimes taking it all in can be overwhelming. Add that to the daily pressures of life, the lessened state of physical activity, and the fact that a typical American diet doesn’t do much to help our health, and you have a recipe for higher blood pressure. If you…

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Staying Upbeat and Active While Staying Home

Celebrating Wellness,

Even as the country starts to open back up slowly, people are staying home more, for their safety and health and the safety and health of frontline workers. Still, staying home so much can be tough on mental and physical wellbeing. If you’re struggling with maintaining positive mental health and your typical exercise routines have…

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Heart Failure Treatment: High Blood Pressure

Doctor’s Advice,

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE Untreated high blood pressure over time can cause significant damage to the heart. We often don’t realize that our blood pressure (BP) is high. This is why high BP (hypertension)  is called “the silent killer”. The problem with high BP is that it often goes untreated.  One often feels ok until the…

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Telemedicine in the Time of COVID-19

How We Are Making a Difference,

There’s no denying that our world has changed drastically in the last few weeks. As members of the healthcare field, we’ve seen the far reaches of this virus and have been lucky to have the means to adjust accordingly. Over the last three weeks, we have made some significant changes in how we operate to…

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Exercise Tips for Limited Mobility

Celebrating Wellness,

Finding the motivation to exercise regularly isn’t always easy, and that’s especially true when you’re dealing with limited mobility. Whether your limited mobility is the result of an accident, injury, condition, or aging, there are still plenty of ways to get and stay active. And the best part? Commitment to exercise, even with limited mobility,…

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