cardiology

All Cardiology articles

High Blood Pressure a Common Condition as We Age

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, medically known as hypertension. While only 25% of men ages 35 to 44 have high blood pressure, 64% of men from age 65 to 74, do. Women suffer from the condition at similar rates, but surpass men after age 75.

Simple Ways to Keep your Heart Healthy

When we think of our hearts, we often consider them the engines of our bodies. They are, literally, what keeps us ticking. That’s why making sure our hearts are healthy is so important.

High Cholesterol? Your Next Steps

At your last check up your doctor told you your cholesterol was high. What to do? Here are three ways to lower your cholesterol, starting today.