Heart Health

Heart health isn't all about heart disease! Focus on the health of your heart early and throughout your life to avoid heart disease. Be heart healthy by eating right and exercising. Sometimes, even if you are focusing on your heart, heart disease can occur because it is caused by a combination of diet and hereditary factors. Heart disease describes multiple issues, which are commonly diagnosed when damage is caused to your heart or blood vessels. Heart diseases are cardiovascular issues, arrhythmias and heart defects.

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By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Heart disease is a serious health concern, as it is the leading cause of death in the United States. There are several risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, from genetics to conditions that can modified be with treatment. If you are at risk of heart disease, it is important to be aware of any risks or conditions you that may have in order to prevent compromising your heart health.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Heart Health

By Obrad Kokanovic, MD, FACC, FSCAI
You can get your blood pressure checked at your doctor’s office, but if you have a history of high blood pressure or would like to monitor your levels on your own time, there are several ways to do so from home.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health, Heart Health & Senior's Health

Learn more about the types of health and wellness apps made available to you and see why our physicians recommend such tools to compliment your healthy lifestyle.

By DuPage Medical Group
Our physicians live the importance of staying active all year long. Discover some of their families' favorite spots to be active in the communities in which they live and work.

By Priscilla Carvalho, MD
Build physical activity into the routine to keep your kiddos active during the school year! Pick up great tips from Pediatrician, Dr. Priscilla Carvalho.

By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
Ever wonder if your BMI is in the healthy range? What about your blood pressure? Read our infographic to find out exactly where your levels should be.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health, Health & Diet & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
From burning calories to lowering your blood pressure, by finding the right exercise routine you can achieve a healthier heart through exercise.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Lace up your gym shoes and ‘hit the pavement’ for better heart health.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
This summer make the right heart healthy food choices when planning your next meal.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Follow these tips to stay safe and avoid a heart attack while shoveling snow this winter.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

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