A Time To Remember To Care For Your Cardiovascular System
Right now, 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, far surpassing all other causes. That statistic could be reduced, because heart disease is often preventable — and even when it isn’t, early detection and careful management can lessen its effects.
Delmarva Heart and Peninsula Cardiology Associates Join Peninsula Regional Health System (PRHS)
Heart health is one of the most important issues to people on Delmarva, and to help ensure the best, most accessible care possible, cardiology practices Delmarva Heart and Peninsula Cardiology Associates (PCA) have both become part of Peninsula Regional Medical Group (PRMG).
Both Delmarva Heart and PCA have provided exceptional cardiology care to the Lower Shore for decades.
This time of year can be difficult for those who may be grieving the loss of a loved one, but can you die of a broken heart? According to cardiologists, it is possible.
The condition is called Takotusubo, or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, and it occurs when stress causes dysfunction or failure of the heart muscle.
It’s rare — about 1 percent of patients seen for heart attacks are actually suffering from Takotusubo,
Jumpstart Your Health With Smart Diet And Exercise
Column by Jeanne Ruff
I remember the first mile I ever ran. I said to myself, I don’t ever want to feel this bad ever again. And so it began, my 30-year dedication to exercise.
Exercise is a part of my life — my family, my culture, my passion,