While it's natural to feel relief when your blood pressure reading is normal, it's important to keep an eye on it to stay healthy and lower your risk of heart disease.
Category: Cardiac Care
It is common to think, “It won’t happen to me!” You may be right, but sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) may happen to someone next to you. What is it and what do you do?
By implementing leading-edge medical technologies that you'd find at larger facilities, our patients have a great advantage. Knowing it was potentially preventable, Larry has a message.
Patients are supported by a cardiac rehab team while regaining strength, reducing future risk of heart problems, and improving their overall quality of life.
Living with a chronic condition can be managed well with the help and support of your primary care doctor and healthcare team.
Tension headaches and migraine headaches are common and often subside without medical treatment. Some headaches, though rare, may require a trip to the ER.
For patients and doctors, the loop recorder device is a game-changer in diagnosing cardiac symptoms that happen infrequently and for no apparent reason. Dr. Joan Lunzer from Glacial Ridge Health System explains how easy it is for the patient - and the technology helps the doctors.
Cardiac patients benefit from tight-knit cardiac care coordination between Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood and CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center in St. Cloud. Read one patient's story to see how it saved his life.
The pain would start in his sternum and rise up his throat, cause his arms to ache, and hands would go numb. Hanley was always active; at 71, he only slowed down when being active brought on pain that required him to take a breather. Often, this would happen after walking from the house to...
By Beth Ankeny, CNP, Family Medicine Now that Valentine’s Day is over and the conversation hearts and assorted chocolates in the cute heart-shaped boxes are on clearance, it is time to talk about the heart that really gets your blood pumping. Coincidentally, it is also around this time many people have “fallen off the wagon”...