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FCCI’s Amputation Prevention Center

 

Woodrow Buie had reached the last resort. He was facing a wound that could not heal without proper blood flow. It seemed that his options were becoming more limited and he was at risk for amputation. Continue reading “FCCI’s Amputation Prevention Center” »

Health Hacks: College Edition

It’s never too early to start monitoring your heart health. The reality is that heart disease can affect anyone – even college students. Now is the time to start forming heart healthy habits that you can practice throughout your life. Not sure where to start? Keep reading to learn more about

Grilling May Increase Your Risk of High Blood Pressure

With summer in full swing, it seems like the perfect time to get outside and fire up the grill. From backyard BBQ’s to pool parties, summer and grilling go hand-in-hand. But did you know that regularly grilling your food may increase your risk of developing high blood pressure? Continue

Thoughtful Tuesday

Focusing on the present moment is just one form of meditation. Practiced daily, meditation can lower your risk of heart disease and influence the development of healthier habits.

Healthcare Terms & What They Really Mean

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between open surgery and a procedure? Or why it matters if your physician is board certified? These are just a few things that you should be aware of before heading to your next doctor’s appointment. Keep reading to learn more about some common

Thoughtful Tuesday

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.”
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whether it’s recommending lifestyle changes, prescribing medication, or researching cutting-edge technologies – our physicians have the knowledge and ambition to treat our patients with the highest quality care.

 

Thoughtful Tuesday

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A little thankfulness can go a long way. Let someone know today how much they mean to you.

What’s the Difference Between a Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest?

HEARTEvery year in the US, approximately 1.5 million people have a heart attack and 350,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest. Both events are two of the leading causes of heart related deaths nationwide. Although both terms sound similar, there is a key difference between a heart attack and cardiac

How Yoga Can Improve Your Heart Health

yoga blog postOriginating in India thousands of years ago, the art of yoga continues to inspire people around the world today. Yoga is a meditative practice that uses physical postures and breathing techniques to enhance the mind, body, spirit connection. In addition to these benefits, yoga can also improve your heart

A Guide to Intermittent Fasting

FASTING BLOG 2There are plenty of trendy diet plans out there that promise to help people lose weight and stay healthy. From juice cleanses to raw food diets, there can be a lot of misinformation about the reality of living a healthy lifestyle. Contrary to popular belief, intermittent fasting does not

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