The term angioplasty refers to the practice of placing a balloon in a narrow or blocked artery to increase blood flow. Because this is an invasive surgery, there are certain things that you will be advised to do or not do after your angioplasty procedure. In this post, we will go into what the procedure does, who is a candidate for it, and what to expect when you get home. The Angioplasty Procedure An angioplasty is a procedure that is
This is a great time of year to be outside here in Texas: the weather is cooling down, but it isn’t quite cold enough to make you wish for a blanket. That’s good news for your heart because walking around and enjoying that weather can be good for your cardiovascular system! Brookhaven Heart is your resource for establishing good habits to keep your body in the best health possible. No Equipment? No Problem! All you need to go walking is
If you recently quit smoking, you’ve done the hardest part, but that doesn’t mean the next steps are easy. Stay strong in your decision.
Thanksgiving, a beloved holiday by many, is right around the corner. Here are a few ways to maintain good health this Thanksgiving.