Researchers found that people who ate 10 percent more ultra-processed foods, had a 14 percent increased risk of death.
Dr. Walinsky says so far, the results at Memorial with the TAVR procedure are as good or better than any major heart center in the country.
It was in April of 2018 that rather than have open-heart surgery to repair his aortic valve, Harry and his doctors opted for a transcatheter aortic valve replacement
To achieve this level of patient cardiology care is a massive undertaking that involves many departments, doctors, nurses and support staff.
Heart valve disease is a significant public health problem. It’s one of the most significant and one of the most underdiagnosed and undertreated deadly diseases there is.
To date, there have been over 100 TAVR procedures done at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central in Colorado Springs.
There were 2.2 million heart-related hospitalizations in 2016. Among those, more than 775,000 were people between the ages of 35-64.
Even people who only performed one hour per week of resistance, or weight-bearing exercises, saw a benefit.
Eight days after delivering her fourth child, Clorinda says she knew something wasn’t right. Turns out she was having a massive heart attack.
Chris Demers hasn’t vaped for three months, and he credits the Colorado QuitLine with helping him take the final step.
Chris says for almost twenty-three years he smoked cigarettes and knew it was something he wanted to change.
The free heart screening takes about 45 minutes includes: a Limited Echo of the heart, a Carotid Stenosis screening, an EKG, AAA screening and a consultation with a cardiac nurse.
Many people believe the old adage that taking an aspirin every day is a harmless way to prevent heart disease – but that’s actually not the best approach for most of us.
John says recovering from open heart surgery was a challenge. “It’s not easy recovery is tough…”
John Bess feels he is alive today for many reasons, including not ignoring those early symptoms of heart disease.