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Heart Walk 2015

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Join South Denver Cardiology Associates on Saturday, June 6th by walking in the annual American Heart Association Heart Walk 2015! Join our team and help South Denver Cardiology raise awareness and change the face of heart health! Walk with our team and be a part of South Denver Cardiology’s mission to create a heart healthier…

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Protect Your Heart from Infections

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What causes heart disease? Answers that spring to mind include poor diet, obesity or even heart defects. These are all potential factors, but sometimes the culprit is infection. Bacteria Causes Endocarditis Endocarditis is the infection of the heart valves or lining. It is caused most frequently by bacteria from other parts of the body (such…

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What are Heart Calcifications & Why It’s Important

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When you think of calcium, you are probably thinking of the kind that you get from milk and other food sources that helps keep your bones strong. While this type of calcium is great, there’s another type of calcium in your heart that you may not have heard of and is a contributor to what…

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Heart Defects

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Types of Heart Defects Explained While you may tend to think of cardiovascular problems as reserved just for an older generation, some types of heart defects can arise even before birth. Most types of heart defects are diagnosed early on and some are treated surgically or with medication. While some heart defects are very severe…

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Beat Those Post-Holiday Blues!

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When the holidays are over, winter seems to hit just a little bit harder. Cold weather, the jolt back to reality and work, and the end of the holiday season can bring on depression, which can negatively impact your heart health. It’s important to give yourself the right tools to beat those post-holiday blues. Here…

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What Causes Heart Disease: Shop Healthy With Gift Cards!

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This holiday season, don’t let the food and drink stop you from giving the gift of heart health! South Denver Cardiology knows as well as anyone how deliciously unhealthy the holidays are; Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas might even top the list of what causes heart disease! That’s why this year, you can use your holiday…

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What Causes Heart Disease?

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South Denver Cardiology Discusses Women’s Heart Disease Symptoms What causes heart disease? Is it simply what happens to older men? Not so. If you’re thinking of heart disease as an unfortunate “boy’s club,” you might be mistaken. Women can suffer from heart disease, as well, and it sometimes goes unnoticed due to female-specific symptoms of…

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Denver Cardiologists Give Tips On Being Prepared For a Doctor Visit

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Generally speaking, it’s a good idea to get at least one routine check-up from your doctor every year. The practice is primarily preventive, with the intention of catching something before it gets out of hand, and thus, more expensive. You’ll also create a rapport between your doctor and build a trusting relationship. If you trust…

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Cardiologists Explain Why Good Communication With Your Partner is Important

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Stress is the antithesis to good heart health. The ways stress impacts your cardiovascular system are not fully understood by cardiologists, but what is understood is that it is usually negative. Nothing can be a bigger contributor to stress in our lives than fighting with our significant others. After all, they’re the one person we’ve…

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