Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence
February 2016
New Name. New Topics.
For several years, Pressure Points has been dedicated to topics covering high blood pressure. This year, we want to provide you with a wider variety of articles and videos on heart health to help keep you healthy and well. Welcome to the first edition of On the Beat.

Just a Little Heart Attack
Watch this video promoted by Go Red for Women to raise awareness of heart disease symptoms in women. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? You might be thinking, "Of course!" Many people are familiar with the scene of a man clutching his chest and falling to the ground, but there's plenty more you need to know. While there are many similarities in the symptoms of heart disease in men and women, there are even more differences differences that could save or end your life. Take a few minutes to watch this video and educate yourself.

Heart Failure Technology Reducing Admissions and Improving Health
Congestive heart failure requires long-term care and monitoring. Watch a video about a new monitoring system using a pillow that's reducing hospital admissions and improving health.

Are You in the Mood?
Let's face it, sex gets your heart pumping. But if you've been diagnosed with heart disease or suffered a heart attack, getting your heart pumping isn't always a good thing. Rest assured though that being diagnosed with a heart condition or having a heart attack doesn't necessarily mean a life of abstinence. Read more

Recipe for Heart Health
Chipotle Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Savory sweet potatoes can be a comfort food on a chilly evening. Stuff with sweet and spicy pulled chicken with corn or beans and lime!

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