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Fats and Cholesterol

This month we acknowledge September as National Cholesterol Education Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 3 Americans have high cholesterol. So what better time is there to discuss fats and cholesterol inside our bodies and in our food? In this month’s blog, we’ll cover everything fat-related, how it […]

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Introducing Dr. Justin Saunders : A Cardiologist in Houston

Among the latest announcement of the grand opening of our Humble Vital Heart & Vein location, we are also proud to be led by a team of experienced cardiologists in Houston. Among those cardiologists is newcomer Dr. Justin Saunders. Continue reading our blog to get to know Dr. Saunders, his specialties, and what activities he […]

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Breathing Techniques to Lower Blood Pressure

Breathing Techniques to Lower Blood Pressure

Looking for specialized breathing techniques to lower blood pressure? The term “blood pressure” refers to the pressure blood exerts on the vein walls. When someone is diagnosed with high blood pressure or hypertension, this means the force of the blood on the veins is too high, specifically above 130/80 mmHg. Several factors that contribute to […]

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Heart Valve Disease Prevention

Heart Valve Disease Prevention

As one gets older, it becomes more important to follow a balanced diet and exercise program in order to stay healthy. Besides helping to maintain a healthy weight, and good level of cholesterol, establishing a healthy routine can also encourage heart valve disease prevention. Heart valve disease is more common in those over the age […]

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Best Varicose Vein Treatments

Varicose veins can be a nuisance for both men and women. They can cause pain or discomfort and make one embarrassed by their appearance. Did you know that there are treatments to help with varicose veins? There are some extremely effective methods out there to alleviate the symptoms of varicose veins and decrease their outward [...]

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