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Information is powerful – particularly when it relates to your health and your health care. That's why we provide insight and tools to help you understand how to take care of you.

You can find general information about health and wellness here. Our blog articles change regularly, so return to this page often for more information.

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Current blog articles

  • Having Goals And Knowing Someone Cares

    3/05/2018

    A dislocated shoulder caused Mabel Wortinger to see her primary care physician, Dr. Andrew Kuhn. While she was there, he suspected she had previously had a mild heart attack and referred her to Goshen Heart & Vascular Center. That’s where Mabel met Tracy Carlstrom, RN.

  • The impact of heart health on wound healing

    2/20/2018

    While there are several factors that can affect wound healing, heart health is one of the most important. Heart disease may prevent the body from getting the oxygen it needs to heal.

  • What the new blood pressure scale means for you

    1/11/2018

    In November 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology revised their blood pressure guidelines. As a result, hypertension, or high blood pressure, has been redefined.

  • Heart palpitations: Should you be worried?

    12/14/2017

    Different people describe the feeling of heart palpitations in different ways. For some, they may feel like a flutter, while others say it feels like their heart is flip-flopping in their chest. For others, heart palpitations feel more like throbbing or pounding. 

  • Unexpected heart attack triggers

    11/14/2017

    While diet and exercise (coupled with medication, when necessary) are still the best ways to manage your heart health, it’s good to be aware of these lesser-known heart attack triggers.

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