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    How Your Heart Works

    Since ancient times, humans have known that the heart is important. However, for a long time, people did not know what the heart did. The famous Greek philosopher, Aristotle, knew that the heart was important, but he thought the heart was the seat of intelligence, or what the brain does back in the fourth century BC. The famous Greek doctor, Galen, whose ideas were the cornerstone of medicine unti…Read More

  2. whta is heart disease stockton cardiology medical group

    What is Heart Disease?

    The heart, along with your brain and lungs, is arguably one of the most important organs in your body. Without a properly functioning heart, you can’t live. The heart is a muscle that never stops working from the moment you are born till the day you die. It’s job is to send blood throughout your entire body, bringing all the cells in your body life-giving oxygen and nutrients and sweeping away…Read More

  3. Common Blood Thinning Medications & FAQ

    There are various heart medications that are used to help lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, prevent blood clots, and to treat heart failure. The purpose of many of the most common heart medications is to prevent blood clots, but there are still several varieties of these medications. Here are the most commonly used medications used to prevent blood clots: Aspirin: If you have heart disease,…Read More

  4. 7 Benefits of Exercise on the Heart – Part 2

    Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Stockton Cardiology. This is part two of our blog series about the benefits of exercise on the heart. Exercise has a nearly endless list of benefits on the body but has proven to be an important part of reducing your risk factor for life-threatening cardiovascular diseases like heart disease and stroke. Read on to learn more about the benefits of exercis…Read More

  5. 7 Benefits of Exercise on the Heart – Part 1

    We’ve all heard it before: “exercise is good for your heart.” But have you ever stopped to wonder what specifically exercise does for the heart and what types of exercise are most beneficial to the heart? Here at Stockton Cardiology, it’s our top priority to ensure that everyone in our community is able to maintain their heart health, no matter their age. If you have any questions, don’t…Read More

  6. Staying Heart Healthy This Fall

    Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Stockton Cardiology. It’s that time of year again! Leaves are falling, colors are changing, and the weather is finally starting to cool down a bit. As we start to shift our focus to seasonal activities like a trip to the pumpkin patch or preparing this year’s Halloween costume, it’s important to remember our heart health this time of year. If you h…Read More

  7. When You Should See A Cardiologist

    When we think of living a “healthy” lifestyle, we often think of two things: eating right and getting exercise. Although these are two very important aspects of living a healthy life, they certainly aren’t the only factors. Another piece of the healthy life puzzle is knowing what medical specialist to visit and when. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at when you should see a cardiol…Read More

  8. Stress And Heart Health

    It’s never easy dealing with high stress levels. Whether you feel overburdened with work or you have something going on in your personal life that is contributing to your stress levels, it can be difficult to figure out what to do. Unfortunately, stress does a lot more than reduce quality of life, it can take a toll on your heart health as well. In this blog, we’re going to talk about how stre…Read More

  9. The Best Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy, Pt 2

    Welcome back to our blog page here at Stockton Cardiology! Whether you’re in need of heart health services for congenital heart disease, intervention for coronary artery disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, chest pain, peripheral vascular disease, or any other heart condition, you can’t go wrong when you reach out to your Stockton heart health team at Stockton Cardiology! Contact u…Read More

  10. The Best Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy, Pt 1

    Here at Stockton Cardiology, we understand the value of your happiness and quality of life. For that reason, we offer our unique cardiovascular services so that you can have the peace of mind that a healthy heart can provide. Because your heart is one of the most important organs in your body, you must do everything that you can to maintain and care for it. Part of that, of course, includes gettin…Read More