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.

All Heart Health Posts
by our physicians
By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Anyone can have high cholesterol: men, women, young, old, skinny or not – cholesterol levels don’t discriminate. Learn the difference between good and bad cholesterol.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Health & Diet

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
People with high cholesterol have approximately twice the risk of heart disease than people with optimal levels – learn more about cholesterol.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Health & Diet

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, and takes the life of 1 in 3 women each year. Join together to fight against heart disease by being proactive about your health – prevention is the key!
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
In honor of American Heart Month, Dr. Evans Pappas, board certified cardiologist of DuPage Medical Group shares some of the important aspects and considerations for heart health. He offers insight on the primary risk factors for heart disease, the warning signs of a heart attack and how an individual should react if experiencing heart attack-like symptoms.
Topics and Subtopics: Arteries & Veins & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Heart attack signs in women can be vastly different than in men and can be confused with less life-threatening situations.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Women's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
The addition of high, water-soluble, fiber foods to the diet has been found to help lower cholesterol. A choice from the following high fiber list should be used at each meal.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet & Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Echocardiography imaging uses high frequency sound waves to produce a real time image of your heart to evaluate the valves, muscle function and other areas of the heart. Our echocardiography program is the first program in the state of Illinois to be fully accredited by ICAEL (Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories).
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Our Nuclear program was the first Nuclear program in the state of Illinois to be fully accredited by ICANL (Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories). Nuclear technology offers highly sensitive, noninvasive methods to find, diagnose and monitor the progression of occlusive coronary artery disease. The tests generate images of blood flow to the heart muscle and heart pumping function as well as identify any damage caused by a heart attack.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
When your heart’s at risk, a precise diagnosis helps you and your physician make the best medical choices.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Diagnostic Testing

Physicians & Experts

Locations

Receive more health tips and DMG news right in your inbox!
Sign up for the Live Life Well newsletter