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The Newest Heart Health Blogs

  • Personal Story: Patient Climbs to the Top After Heart Diagnosis

    Heart Health

    Stephen Hilfiker was diagnosed in June 2020 with cardiac sarcoidosis, a rare heart condition that had left him dying from heart failure. But he's climbed back to the top with help from Lee Health Cardiac Rehabilitation.

  • Dedicated to Heart Care: Lee Health & HealthPark Earn Distinction

    Heart Health

    Lee Health’s HealthPark Medical Center recently made the list of the 2023 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country. This means our patients receive the highest possible level of heart care in our region.

  • 'Silent Killer': How to Lower Your Blood Pressure, Decrease Health Risks

    Heart Health

    In observance of National Blood Pressure Month, Dr. Ravi Ramaswami, a family care physician with Lee Physician Group, shares tips on what you can do to prevent high blood pressure and lower your risk for heart disease and stroke.

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    Anger & Your Heart: 6 Ways to Change Your Lifestyle

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    It's an angry world out there. Here are some tips about what you can do to feel better and avoid stress on your heart.

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    Cape Coral Hospital Improves Quality of Life for Heart Failure Patients

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    Treatment at Cape Coral Hospital is the first of its kind in Lee County.

  • Shipley womens heart program

    Heart Month Spotlight: How Shipley's New Program Helps Women

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    Shipley Cardiothoracic Center continues its innovation with a new technology called the AngioVac, which removes blood clots.

  • Heart disease risk factors infographic

    Heart Month: Know Your Risk Factors

    Heart Health

    Change your habits and learn to live the kind of life that drastically cuts the risk of heart disease. Here are nine things you can recognize and improve today.

  • New treatment for aFIB

    How Does The Watchman Device for AFib Reduce Stroke Risk?

    Heart Health

    Many people in Southwest Florida deal with symptoms of A-Fib. Now, a new treatment called the Watchman Device may help reduce A-Fib patients' risk for stroke.

  • Heart valve disease awareness graphic

    Know the Symptoms, Risks, and Treatments for Heart Valve Disease

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    Heart valve disease is a serious condition, but Shipley Cardiothoracic Center provides treatment options that can get you back to your daily life.

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    Shipley Cardiothoracic Center Advances Treatment, Patient-Centered Care

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    Our award-winning Shipley team helps you get the treatment you need for heart valve issues.

  • New heart technology, Shipley

    Spotlight on Shipley: New Technology Helps Patients Survive Deadly Heart Infections

    Heart Health

    Shipley Cardiothoracic Center continues its innovation with a new technology called the AngioVac, which removes blood clots.

  • Heart technology, stethoscope

    Technology Transforming Heart Care at Lee Health

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    New technology at Lee Health means faster imaging, better diagnosis for obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) and to detect early plaque that could lead to blockage.

  • Heart Month: Trust Your Heart to Lee Health

    Heart Health

    As we recognize American Heart Month, here is some essential info about our services and commitment to our patients.

  • Keeping Your Heart Happy: Broken Heart Syndrome

    Heart Health

    Shortness of breath and chest pain could by symptoms of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy - also known as broken heart syndrome - during times of high stress or loss.

  • What's Your Ideal Heart Rate, Really?

    Heart Health

    Do you know your ideal heart rate? How do you know when you’re pushing your heart too much or not enough when working out or going up the stairs?