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Can Atrial Fibrillation Be Treated?

Can Atrial Fibrillation Be Treated?

Effective treatment for atrial fibrillation can help prevent complications like stroke and heart failure. Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm. The two most common complications of the condition are stroke and heart failure, …

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Heart-Smart Nutrition: 5 Must-Have Food Items for your Shopping Cart

Heart-Smart Nutrition: 5 Must-Have Food Items for your Shopping Cart

What foods are best for your heart? When it comes to your heart health, the goal is to reduce bad cholesterol. March is National Nutrition Month, so keep that in mind the next time you're at the grocery store. Shop for …

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Do I Have Heart Disease?

Do I Have Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans today. Learn your risk so you can prevent it from harming your heart. February is American Heart Month. This is a great time to learn about your risk for developing heart disease …

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Top Reasons to Become a Donor

Top Reasons to Become a Donor

Have you ever wished you could be a superhero and save lives? Organ and tissue donors do it every day. Over a hundred thousand people in the United States wait in hope that an organ or tissue will become available …

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How COPD Affects Your Heart

How COPD Affects Your Heart

November is COPD Awareness Month and a great time to review the relationship between lung disease and the heart. The basics COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, develops in people who have chronic bronchitis, emphysema or both. These diseases cause …

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Common Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation

Common Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Month. Learn more about this common heart arrhythmia and how it’s treated. Atrial fibrillation, or AF, is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. An arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, is a problem with the heartbeat’s …

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In over 30 years, we haven’t missed a beat (Video)

In over 30 years, we haven’t missed a beat (Video)

Watch this video and find out from our physicians how we’ve improved cardiac care in Denton County over the past 30 years. For more than three decades, Denton Regional Medical Center has been at the forefront of cardiac care in …

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What Is an Electrophysiology Lab?

What Is an Electrophysiology Lab?

Find out how an electrophysiology lab can treat those with abnormal heart rhythms. An electrophysiology (EP) lab offers patients the opportunity to have their arrhythmia, or irregular heart beat, tested, diagnosed and treated. An irregular heartbeat can lead to heart …

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30 Years of Heart Care at Denton Regional Medical Center

30 Years of Heart Care at Denton Regional Medical Center

In over 30 years, we haven't missed a beat. This summer, Denton Regional Medical Center is celebrating 30 years of providing Denton County with the best cardiac care available. Our state-of-the-art technology and advanced surgical techniques have put us at …

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Chest Pain: What It Means and When to Worry

Chest Pain: What It Means and When to Worry

Find out when you need to worry about chest pain. Chest pain is always a cause for concern, however, many people fail to realize that it can also be a symptom of health issues other than heart disease or the …

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