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Office closed today January 4th 2018 Posted by Koshy Alexander

Due to inclement weather conditions our office will be closed today.

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Importance of Regular Pacemaker and Defibrillator Checks Posted by Contributor

Countless individuals rely on implanted pacemakers or defibrillators to further stimulate their heart. These devices are designed to maintain a regular pace and rhythm. Inside, a Lithium-ion battery powers the devices and ensures an extended lifespan. However, the battery does not last forever. Patients should schedule regular checkups to monitor battery lifespan and replace as needed. Using remote diagnostic services, it’s easier than ever to ensure your pacemaker is in top condition. Keep Your Heart Beating A regular checkup ensures

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Lifestyle Habits of Super Heart Healthy People Posted by Contributor

It’s time we all became heart healthy. In the United States, there are millions of heart attack victims annually. Research has shown that over half of all heart disease deaths are due to risk factors within our control. That means lifestyle changes, including dieting and more physical activity, could reduce the risk of heart disease. Changes take time, of course. Do not be hard on yourself, but remain persistent and confident in your abilities. Lifestyle Habits to Consider At one

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Signs and Symptoms of Peripheral Artery Disease Posted by Contributor

Peripheral artery disease is a relatively common circulatory issue in which narrowed arteries significantly reduce blood flow to the extremities. When you develope peripheral artery disease, your limbs – typically the legs – do not receive enough blood. This causes numerous symptoms, including leg pain while walking (claudication). PAD is only the beginning, though. It is likely a sign of widespread accumulation of fatty deposits in the arteries. This condition further reduces blood flow to the heart and brain, along