Articles / filed under Heart Health

Can Being Scared Be Good for Your Health?

In the face of a scary event, real or fake, a person’s “fight-or-flight” response can take over, which can result in a myriad of positive changes to your body.

read more

Added Sugars Are Not So Sweet For You

Added sugars including fructose, dextrose and honey are commonly added in foods and beverages that you wouldn’t expect. Learn what the health risks are of too much sugar in...

read more

5 Heart-Smart Food Choices

Get five heart-smart tips to include in your daily diet to keep your heart healthy.

read more

Woman Living With Marfan Syndrome Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Living with Marfans syndrome, Elizabeth Smith wanted kids but also was aware that she and her husband would face some difficulties due to the genetic disorder.

read more

Pizza Muffins (Recipe)

Try this recipe for a healthy twist to satisfy your pizza cravings.

read more

Safeguard Your Heart This Summer

Summertime and the living is easy – but for your heart, the warmest season of the year can be a challenge. Get tips to keep your heart safe this summer.

read more

Marfan Syndrome: What You Need to Know

A genetic disorder, Marfan syndrome affects the body’s connective tissue.

read more

New Heart Device Keeps Ochsner Outdoorsman in the Hunt

Learn how Dr. Jenkins, FSCAI, and his team at the Ochsner Health System Heart and Vascular Institute dramatically improved their patient’s quality of life with a simple procedure.

read more