Heart Healthy Tips

Following are some lifestyle changes that we can all make to help decrease our risk of developing heart disease. Only 25% of heart disease risk is genetic, therefore we have more control than we think. Weight loss • Losing 5-10% of your body weight can significantly... read more

Going Red in Greenville NC

February is Go Red month, dedicated to raising awareness of heart disease in women.  Please take a few minutes to educate yourself regarding the signs and symptoms of heart disease in women. It may save your live or the live of someone you love. One in three women die... read more

Low Blood Pressure

In general, physicians are focused on diagnosing and treating high blood pressure, but in some instances people can be affected by low blood pressure. I am going to discuss the significance of low blood pressure (hypotension), including signs and symptoms and when to worry about having low blood pressure.

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My Heart Skips a Beat

When should you be concerned about an irregular heartbeat? Palpitations are an unpleasant awareness of the forceful or rapid beating of the heart. They are often described as pounding, jumping, racing or irregularity of the heart beat, a “flip flopping” or “rapid fluttering” in the chest or pounding in the neck.

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

The metabolic syndrome is a group of characteristics that when combined increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and type2 diabetes. 34% of the population (over the age of 20) of the United States has the metabolic syndrome.

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Atherosclerosis and Stroke

This article I am going to address some questions from our readers related to atherosclerosis and stroke. The topic of atherosclerosis is very complex – it could fill several chapters of a textbook – so this will be a very basic introduction. I will be... read more

Seven steps to a healthy heart

Smoking is the biggest preventable risk factor for heart and vascular disease. If you are a smoker you need to quit – period. Come up with a plan and pick an accountability partner. Visit the STOP NOW website.

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Come out for Heart Healthy Cooking demo at Vidant Wellness Center Thursday 2-22-2018 at 6pm. Go to their website for more details! Don't worry - I won't be doing any of the cooking! ... See MoreSee Less

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Eastern Cardiology

Park Place Professional Center

2090 W Arlington Blvd, Suite B

Greenville, NC 27834

Ph: 252-757-3333 / 252-758-3000

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