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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive, non-surgical treatment option for patients with severe aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the heart valve that doesn’t allow blood to circulate properly to the body. How is it possible to replace a heart valve without surgery? TAVR and the doctors behind the procedure hold the answer. […]

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Are E cigarettes safe?

Are E-cigarettes Safe?

Today, a ton of people are now well aware that traditional cigarettes or tobacco cigarettes can cause diseases such as cancer, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. The cigarettes themselves as well as cigarette smoke can also be responsible for a number of additional health concerns such as coronary heart disease, fatty buildup within the arteries, lung […]

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Good vs. bad cholesterol - vital heart and vein

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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