1. The Best Drinks to Mitigate Hypertension

    Welcome back to our blog feed! In our last blog, we’d discussed some diet tips that you can follow to maintain a healthy blood pressure in order to improve your cardiovascular health. Today, we’re continuing that theme, but we’re shifting a little bit. While, in our last blog, we’d discussed food that’s best to reduce or reverse high blood pressure, today we’re talking about drinks tha…Read More

  2. Does Sleep Help the Heart?

    Proper amounts of sleep are beneficial to heart health. With too little sleep, your body may be more at risk for contracting heart disease, yet with too much sleep you may also be harming your cardiovascular system. Regulating your sleep hours may give your heart health a boost. Let’s take a look at the best proper amount of sleep that you should shoot for in order to improve your heart health -…Read More

  3. Smoking Harms Your Heart!

    OK, we’ve heard it all before: Smoking is harmful for your health. Aside from increasing your risk of lung cancer, it is harmful to just about every other part of your body; and that includes your heart. So, it’s time to make a real change. Invest in your future by quitting smoking. If you have cardiovascular issues, or a history of cardiovascular complications in your family, it’s especiall…Read More

  4. More Blood Pressure Reducing Strategies

    In our last few cardiologist blogs, we’ve discussed some strategies to employ in order to lower your blood pressure and bolster your health. We’ve discussed heart healthy exercises that you can try, and great food that you can enjoy. Today, we’re continuing that theme with a few further tactics that you can employ to ensure that your blood pressure stays at a healthy level. If you suffer fro…Read More

  5. Diet Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure

    Welcome back to our cardiology blog! In our last article, we’d talked about different ways that you can help your cardiovascular health and lower your blood pressure through exercise. Today, we’re continuing that theme with dietary recommendations that are ideal for those suffering from high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). Great Food for Hypertension We are what we eat. And while …Read More

  6. Exercise Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure

    A healthy blood pressure promotes whole-body health. Yet high blood pressure, or hypertension, can lead to a litany of problems, including aneurysms, an enlarged heart, coronary artery disease, stroke, dementia, kidney failure, and heart failure, among other issues. In short, it’s in your best interest to keep your blood pressure at a healthy, stable level. That’s not new news, especially for …Read More

  7. A Walk a Day Keeps the Heart Doctor Away

    Here at Stockton Cardiology Medical Group, our heart specialists believe in the power of walking. Walking, is a simple step that almost anyone can take to improve their heart health. But beyond your heart health, walking provides a litany of benefits. Let’s take a look at what walking can do for your heart health, the health of the rest of your body, and for your mind. Walking and Your Cardiovas…Read More

  8. Relax for Heart Health!

    Stress may be harmful for your heart health. During stressful moments, your blood pressure can spike, and you may have an irregular heartbeat. Over time, with continual stress, you may increase your odds of heart disease or heart failure. On the flip side, relaxing and overcoming stress may help your heart health. That’s why we’re taking a moment today to offer up advice to aid you in relaxing…Read More

  9. Alcohol and the Heart

    Cardiologists agree, binge drinking and continual excessive drinking may lead to cardiovascular disease. It’s best to moderate your alcohol intake, or cut alcohol consumption altogether. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that women drink, on average, one drink per day or fewer. The AHA recommends that men consume, on average, one to two drinks per day or fewer. You can view further…Read More

  10. What is a Heart Healthy Diet?

    Keeping your heart healthy means monitoring your diet - among other things. In our last blog, we mentioned how important it is to exercise, get the right amount of sleep, relax, moderate alcohol, and quit smoking. Today, we’re going to dive a bit deeper into a heart-healthy diet. In general, you’ll want to balance your diet and get plenty of nutrition to keep your cardiovascular system operati…Read More