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Updated High Cholesterol Guidelines: What's New?

The latest cholesterol guidelines may not have made the New York Times Best Sellers list, but they definitely have the attention of the medical community.

By Stephanie Stephens

The Heart Health Grocery Store Guide

A heart-healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure. Find foods at your grocery store that are considered safe for heart health.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

How to Improve Sleep After Heart Surgery

After heart surgery, you may have trouble sleeping, but you don’t neccesarily need medication to get the sleep you need.

By Martin Reed

7-Step Plan for Managing High Blood Pressure

Try this 7 step plan to help you manage high blood pressure with these heart healthy lifestyle changes.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Healthier Heart Challenge: Release Your Stress

In week five of the challenge, we look at the best ways to relieve and eliminate stress that can improve your heart health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

5-Week Heart Health Challenge

Try this 5-week challenge to help you make real changes that can improve your heart health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Should Heart Patients Try Detox or Cleanse Diets?

Detox or cleanse diets may not be the safest way to lose weight, especially for patients with heart disease.

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Healthier Heart Challenge: Change Up Your Diet

In week three of the challenge, we examine diet, which can be one of the hardest changes you make. Try adding these heart-healthy food choices to get started.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Healthier Heart Challenge: Get Your Engines Running

In week two of the challenge, you will set new goals to improve heart health through walking and aerobic exercise.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Healthier Heart Challenge: Check Your Vitals

Start the first week of the heart health challenge by scheduling an appointment with your doctor to help you assess your heart health status so you can begin changing your habits.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.