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
Learn the ins and outs relating to chocolate and your heart health.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Workout to the beat and get the right cardio workout.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Get the most out of your workout by understanding what your target heart rate is. Target heart rates defined.
Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension can cause serious health issues if not treated. Learn all about hypertension and how you can help manage it.
Topics and Subtopics: Arteries & Veins & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
When you suffer from a heart attack or stroke, or are at high risk for another one, your doctor may recommend aspirin therapy. Learn what that means for your health here.
Topics and Subtopics: Arteries & Veins & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy is when an individual has an abnormal heart muscle. Learn more about what cardiomyopathy is and what can be done to treat the symptoms.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Your doctor may have ordered an EKG test for you or a loved one. But, what is an EKG test? What is the doctor looking for when they order this test? Learn all you need to know about EKG testing here.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Keeping your heart healthy starts with what you eat! Learn about the best foods to eat for a healthy heart.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiac Electrophysiology
While a pacemaker and defibrillator have different uses, both are used to maintain a healthy heart rhythm. Learn the difference between a pacemaker and defibrillator.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Stress can impact your heart health and overall well-being. Learn 6 different ways to reduce your stress level.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Mental Health

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