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Lower Your Blood Pressure in 3 Steps

You may have heard that the American Heart Association recently made a change to blood pressure guidelines.   This important change is the first in 14 years and reflects the results of several long-term studies (including the SPRINT study) which show that there are lower rates of cardiovascular events when blood pressure is controlled to lower […]

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WakeMed Heart & Vascular Physicians: 50+ Years of Experience & Expertise

Expertise, experience and advanced technology have been hallmarks of WakeMed’s heart program for more than 50 years. WakeMed Heart & Vascular Physicians represents the best training and the latest technologies, all backed by the WakeMed Heart Center, the region’s preferred cardiac center. Thanks to new subspecialties, innovative procedures and our growing team of talented cardiologists, […]

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Pregnancy & Heart Trouble

When a typically healthy pregnant woman is asked about her heart, she is probably only thinking about it being full of love for her unborn baby.  However, pregnancy can cause cardiac problems for some women. What Causes Heart Trouble during Pregnancy? During pregnancy, the heart is impacted by the excess weight and fluid carried by a […]

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