In practice for nearly 60 years, the Stockton Cardiology Medical Group has been on the cutting edge of advanced cardiovascular care. We offer the services and care you need to enjoy a lifetime of heart health. Our cardiology services include echocardiography, EKG and ECG, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and we also serve as a coumadin clinic. With four convenient locations across the central California area, we’re happy to help with whatever you need. Our blog is our way of communicating with our patients and to offer them helpful articles and insights into healthy living and we’ll regularly update it with new content, so we invite you to check back often. Schedule an appointment with Stockton Cardiology today!

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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