Cardiology

Looking for information regarding cardiology and cardiology services offered at MRH? Learn more in these articles.

The Diabetes Connection to Heart Disease and Stroke

2020-09-17T11:37:13-06:00Cardiology, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Nov. 9 is National Diabetes Heart Connection Day People living with diabetes are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke as people without diabetes — that’s because people with diabetes, especially those with type 2 diabetes, often have other conditions that contribute to a [...]

Cardiovascular Disease Is the World’s Leading Cause of Death

2019-09-26T13:16:45-06:00Cardiology, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health World Heart Day is Sept. 29 The most common ways to neglect your heart health include smoking, being overweight or obese, eating the wrong foods and living a sedentary lifestyle.  The World Heart Federation reports that cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.9 [...]

Living Well: The Truth About High Blood Pressure & Managing a Silent Condition

2019-09-26T12:49:04-06:00Cardiology, Living Well Articles|

The Importance of Keeping an Eye on Your Blood Pressure If you eat well and exercise regularly, you probably don’t have to worry about having high blood pressure, right? Wrong. In fact, according to the American Heart Association (AHA), high blood pressure is common, and nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure [...]