American Heart Month

9 Heart-Disease Warning Signs to Look Out For
American Heart Month marks a clear opportunity to do a little self-examination -- of your body, your diet and your lifestyle. Heart disease is the most common cause of death for Americans, so if your heart isn't working right, we don't need to explain why that's a really bad sign...
8 Common Heart-Disease Myths You Should Know About
Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are…
One Woman’s Battle with Heart Issues
Susan was diagnosed with a heart condition at a very young age, but it didn’t really start affecting her until she was in high school. Eventually, the problem got serious enough that her pediatrician told her she shouldn’t participate in sports any longer...
5 Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health
Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, the…
5 Tips for a Healthy Heart
February is American Heart Month, and Olmsted Medical Center wants to share this great list of ways to help keep your heart healthy, as well with other important pieces of information from the American Heart Association.