Category Archives: Heart Disease

Heart Disease Facts

Heart Disease in the United States About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. More than half

Heart Disease Prevention

By living a healthy lifestyle, you can help keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar normal and lower your risk for heart disease and heart attack. A healthy lifestyle includes the following: Eating a healthy diet. Maintaining a healthy weight.

Heart Catheterization

On Tuesday, March 22 2016, I’m scheduled to undergo a cardiac catheterization. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Cardiac catheterization (kath-uh-tur-ih-ZAY-shun) is a procedure used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. During cardiac catheterization, a long thin tube called a catheter

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