Tag Archives: Heart Health

Do You Know the Risk Factors of Heart Failure?

By: Katie Diaz, Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Heart failure is a chronic condition that develops over time, and it is estimated to affect over 5 million people in the United States alone. Heart failure doesn’t mean that your heart has … Continue reading

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How to Set Exercise Goals for Success

By: Lisa Sanborn, Lead Exercise Physiologist Are you already frustrated and discouraged that you have not kept up with your New Year’s Resolution to exercise more or lose weight? Most likely you probably set too grand of a goal and … Continue reading

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Understanding the Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

By: Dr. Melissa Grimm, General Internal Medicine Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among U.S. women.  In fact, for women the average lifetime risk for some type of cardiovascular disease is high, approaching 1 in 2 women. But … Continue reading

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21 Steps to a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month. Use the tips below to help prevent heart disease. For more information, visit meriterheart.com. 1. Feel Your Oats Foods high in soluble fiber – oatmeal, beans, fresh fruits, and broccoli – form a gel that not … Continue reading

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