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Resolutions to Prepare for Heart Health Month

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February is Heart Health Month, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until then to start working on your heart health goals for 2022. There are many great ways to use your New Year’s Resolutions to improve your heart health. Here are some great choices for resolutions that will give you a jump-start on improving…

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5 Easy Steps to Reduce Cholesterol in 30 Days

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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 Healthy Outdoor Activities to Do This Spring

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At South Denver Cardiology, we want all our patients to stay healthy. One of the best ways to keep your heart healthy is to be active. While you might have used our medical fitness gym to keep healthy all winter, spring in Colorado is a wonderful time to be active outside. We want to encourage…

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7 Heart-Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

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A long, challenging 2020 is finally behind us, and it’s time to look forward to (hopefully) better days in 2021. January is always a time for reflection on the previous year, and it provides a great opportunity to set some goals for the upcoming year. When creating New Year’s resolutions, it’s always a good idea…

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Can Dieting Cause Heart Palpitations?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives in a variety of ways. For many people, it has meant putting their gym membership on indefinite hold. If you’re unable to find alternative ways to maintain an active lifestyle, it can result in significant weight gain. In fact, many people have experienced this problem during the pandemic.…

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Best Denver Nature Walks

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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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Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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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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Setting Heart Healthy Goals for 2020

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New Year’s Resolutions, the end of another year, the end of a whole decade. This year, the last couple of weeks have people looking at their habits, goals, and accomplishments in a whole different light. Whether you’ve been working on your health consistently for a while now, or have run into some health hiccups that…

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Tips to Keep the Weight off Over the Holidays

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We’re right in the thick of it now – the holiday season, the holiday parties, and all the sugary-sweet, calorie-laden goodies that so often go along with it. If you’re staring down a calendar filled with get-togethers that will include platters of things you’d be happy to dive headfirst into if it weren’t for two…

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Are Those Symptoms of Heartburn or Heart Attack?

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If you’ve ever had a severe case of heartburn and wondered if something much scarier was happening, you’re not alone. Many people mistake indigestion for heart attacks every year. Unfortunately, when it ends up being heartburn, and you’re handed the bill for the emergency room, you’re hesitant ever to take those symptoms seriously again. That’s…

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