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5 foods to skip for better blood pressure

June 06, 2017

If you have high blood pressure, here’s some food for thought: What you eat can make it easier—or harder—to keep your blood pressure under control. Like what, you may ask? Here are five surprising foods that can push blood pressure in the wrong direction—and some tips to help you dish up heart-healthy fare instead. 5 […]

Dr. Alhumaid discusses Atrial Fibrillation

March 08, 2017

Dr. Fawaz Alhumaid, a cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology at Adventist Health’s Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular, joined AM Northwest to share what you might not know about a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). What is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)? For the heart to work normally, electrical signals travel through the heart’s tissue in a very specific […]

8 hidden signs of heart trouble

February 21, 2017

Let’s call it “the TV show heart attack.” A person suddenly stops talking mid-sentence, clutches the chest in pain and falls to the ground. It’s very dramatic, but not always what a real heart attack looks—or feels—like. Chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack. But in most cases, the pain starts […]

Give your heart some X’s and O’s this February

February 09, 2017

It’s American Heart Month, when you should give your heart a little bit of love. That’s because it can take months to get your heart back into shape following a heart attack. Just like you need physical therapy after joint replacement surgery, your heart needs close monitoring and a little care to build up its […]

A Heartfelt Year

January 21, 2017

About a year ago, our family set out to make some heart-healthy diet changes. Based on diet changes recommended by Dr. Anabel Facemire, a cardiologist with Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular, we decided to give our kitchen a chance to improve our heart health. This is the story of what we did…and what it did […]

Laurel’s Journey: Holiday Update

November 27, 2016

A quick holiday hello as I race from one food-centric holiday to the next. I would be tempted to say this is a tough time to eat healthy. But let’s be honest—there’s always another holiday, another birthday, another special event, another reason to be tempted. We’ve definitely had our share of slips and falls this […]

Give your heart a rest for AFib Month

September 20, 2016

Sorry Portland, but while a fluttering heart could mean you’ve found your soulmate at long last, it might be a warning sign for a serious heart condition. Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heartbeat that can indicate malfunction in the heart’s “electrical” system. It is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), affecting […]

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