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One in every three American adults suffers from high blood pressure, and only about half of them have it under control. Learn the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure and what you can do to lower your risk Signs & Symptoms Unfortunately, there aren’t many obvious signs of high blood pressure. The easiest and most efficient way to tell if your blood pressure is reaching dangerous levels is by knowing your numbers. Maintaining a blood pressure reading around 120/80 is optimal for…
UVA Heart and Vascular Center Named to 100 Great Heart Programs List
For the third consecutive year, Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA Medical Center among 100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs.
How to Fall Asleep Faster!
Do you have a hard time falling asleep? Women are busier than ever and as a result at the end of the day, many women have a hard time falling asleep. In an American Heart Association article, Emory Women’s Heart Center Clinical Director, Gina Lundberg, MD offers a few tips to help women get to …
What Is Bradycardia and Why Does It Occur?
Bradycardia is the medical term for a heart rate that is too slow — specifically, a heart rate less than 60 beats per minute in adults. However, under some circumstances, a heart rate less than 60 beats per minute is perfectly healthy and not a cause for intervention. For instance, a resting heart rate below …
How the “Superwoman” Syndrome Impacts Heart Health
Are you a woman who tries to do it all? Many women are busier than ever these days juggling their careers, families, children, household duties, social lives and other obligations. When we can’t do it all, many of us feel guilty that we are unable to achieve perfection and balance in our lives. At the …
What We Want to Hear
As human beings, we are prone to seek out information that supports the opinions we hold. Research shows that we’re actually twice as likely to look for information that supports our position…
This is NOT What Erin Wanted to Hear
Why Actors Should Want to Hear ‘No’
If you’re never told no, you’ll never know how to grow from rejection!
Not What We Wanted to Hear on RCV!
With your help, Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) was approved by voters last November in the second largest vote of the people in Maine’s history. It’s the law of the State of Maine Today, we got some disappointing news from the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, which granted the Solemn Occasion request of the State Senate and issued an advisory opinion finding a conflict between the RCV and Maine’s constitution. This is a setback, but not the end of RCV – not by a long…
Hearing What You Want to Hear
Every therapist emphasizes the importance of good communication. It sounds easy, but it isn’t always. Hearing what one wants to hear and ign...
What The Johns Don't Want To Hear
In this, the 21st Century, tens of millions of women and children are slaves in their homelands throughout the globe to be used solely for sex. And every year hundreds of thousands of women and children are trafficked to foreign lands and throughout the United States as fodder for the sex trade. As I investigated …
Telling the Recruiter What They Want To Hear
Before you head into the office for an in-person interview with management, there's a good chance that you'll speak to a recruiter, probably over the phone. The goal of the recruiter is create a...
How an Irregular Heartbeat Can Increase Your Risk of Stroke
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia seen by physicians. AF is a condition in which the two of the heart’s four chambers beat irregularly. According to the American Heart Association, the risk of stroke is 5 times higher in patients diagnosed with AF because of an increased risk for clots in the heart …
What Can You Do to Fight High Blood Pressure?
Did you know that over 30% of adults (over the age of 20) have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension?* Did you also know that high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease, stroke and kidney disease? The good news is that high blood pressure can be prevented if you educate yourself …
What Is Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) and Does It Require Treatment?
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), also referred to as paroxysmal SVT or PSVT, is a type of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) in which the heart beats too fast. When the heart beats too fast, it may not function effectively, resulting in less oxygen-rich blood reaching the tissues throughout the body. SVT often starts and ends suddenly, and …
Why protect speech we don't want to hear? We need to hear it
We periodically test and retest the limits of free speech — in effect, revisiting the legal and societal implications of that old childhood refrain, sticks and ...
Dr. Lundberg Shares Heart Healthy Holiday Recipes and Tips for the Whole Family!
Thank you for attending the live chat on Eating Heart Healthy during the holidays. We had some great questions and I hope you found the information valuable to ensure that you stay heart healthy this holiday season! We had a couple questions about our favorite recipes that we were not able to respond to so …