Winter heart health

Having the white stuff in the forecast means snow forts, slow-moving traffic and shoveling. But, as Mark O’Shaughnessy, MD, Parkview Physicians Group...
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Understanding the new hypertension guidelines

Earlier this week, for the first time in 14 years, the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines announced that they were...
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9 ways to halt heart disease now

Although heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. Jessica Barkdull, MSN, NP-C, PPG -...
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The journey to change

Enjoy this guest post, written by Lisa Richardson, a participant in the current Her Heart Challenge. Why is it the things we want the most are often...
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Getting to know Michelle Wood

For nearly four decades, Michelle Wood has been coming alongside patients in their time of need, offering comfort, care and a friendly face. Her...
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The inflammation-heart disease connection

We hear the word “inflammation” quite a bit. By definition, the term refers to, “redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, heat, and disturbed function of...
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Her Heart Challenge: Meet the new class

Two years ago, The Parkview Heart Institute recognized a need to connect women seeking personal change on a more substantial level. From this vision,...
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Applying mindfulness to your health

Ask yourself the following questions: Do you consume foods that will give you strength and energy? Do you drink enough water? How well do you sleep?...
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Support for the POTS population

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a cardiac condition that touches as many as 500,000 Americans. Recently, Parkview introduced a new...
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The gift of a HeartSmart

Parkview started offering the EBT test to the public in 2004. The scan is used to identify cardiac issues before they escalate to something severe,...
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