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Heart Failure Treatment: High Blood Pressure

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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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What to Expect with Afib

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As your Denver Cardiologists, we get a lot of questions about atrial fibrillation. In particular, when patients are first diagnosed, it is important to know what to expect with AFib. Today, we take a look at some common symptoms as well as what you can and cannot do. Symptoms of AFib First of all, we…

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Deceptive Heart Attack Symptoms

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When it comes to heart attacks, most people know and are aware of the “big signs.” You know the ones – feeling like an elephant is sitting on your chest, chest pain, shortness of breath, etc. But fewer know the unusual ways in which some heart attack symptoms can present themselves. These are especially common…

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What is Atrial Fibrillation?

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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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Denver Cardiologist Discusses Actors Death

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In light of the premature death of actor James Gandolfini, our Dr. Richard Collins discusses some preventative testing to detect heart disease before you have a heart attack. Check out this short video from Channel 2’s Daybreak. Let us know if we can help you prevent a heart attack! http://kwgn.com/2013/06/21/heart-tests/  

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Heart Health: Guidelines for snow shoveling By Dr. Collins

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OK, so winter decided to show up in an all or nothing way! Now we have all this snow to shovel. Should we or should we not shovel? Is it bad for my health? This is a valid question. We asked our Richard Collins, M.D. and he has the following tips on shoveling snow and some…

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