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Find Out if You're at Risk for Heart Disease
Are you one of the 1 in 3 American adults living with heart disease? There are many factors that contribute to heart health and cardiovascular disease. If you knew that you could do something now to reduce your risk, would you? Use this Heart Disease Risk Calculator to find out if you're at risk. Use the results to take action to improve your heart health and reduce your chances of getting cardiovascular disease.

Knowledge is Power
We believe that patient education is one of the pillars of comprehensive healthcare, so we aim to provide you with thorough information about your cardiovascular condition. We are happy to answer any questions you have about your diagnosis and treatment directly, but we also understand that some patients find comfort in doing their own research. Below you will find links to fact sheets and videos with detailed information about some common cardiovascular conditions.

Arrhythmias
Blood Pressure
Coronary Artery Disease
Heart Attack
Heart Failure

Diet & Exercise
When we consider our heart health, we often worry about the variables that are out of control, such as age and genetics. The truth is, there are many decisions that we make everyday that contribute to our risk factors. If you're concerned about the health of your heart, one of the best commitments you can make is to exercise and eat a healthy diet. Combined with exercising regularly, eating a Mediterranean diet that is rich in fish, nuts, whole grains, vegetables, and fruits can have a positive effect on your blood pressure, your cholesterol levels, and your risk of cardiac events such as heart attack and stroke.

The Dangers of Hypertension



Female Heart Attack Symptoms



Male Heart Attack Symptoms



You and Atrial Fibrillation



Managing High Blood Pressure



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