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Treating Heart Conditions with Robotic Surgery

Treating Heart Conditions with Robotic Surgery

Today, heart surgery no longer automatically means invasive and painful surgical procedures, long recovery times or a large scar across your chest. Safer, more accurate, and less invasive methods have been developed using the da Vinci Si Surgical System, an …

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Top Foods for Fighting Heart Disease

Top Foods for Fighting Heart Disease

A battle with heart disease can result in serious and potentially life threatening health conditions, but prevention can be as easy as a few of diet changes. Trading out your habits of deep-fried dinners, salty vending-machine snacks, and quick sugary …

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Heart Matters Cardiac Club Event

Heart Matters Cardiac Club Event

At Denton Regional Medical Center, we know that knowledge and support are important factors in living a heart healthy life. That’s why we are introducing  the Cardiac Club, a quarterly event where individuals interested in heart health can connect while …

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Top 5 Surprising Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Top 5 Surprising Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Every February hearts adorn shopping aisles along with boxes of chocolate and various gifts in shades of red. This is also a great time to take notice of the most important heart you’ll ever have — your own. February is …

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STEMI: Be Aware of the Dangers

STEMI: Be Aware of the Dangers

Do you know what a STEMI is? It’s hard to be concerned about this deadly heart condition when you aren’t exactly sure what it is in the first place. Here we will explain what a STEMI is, it’s dangers and …

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

An arrhythmia is defined as trouble with the rate or rhythm of a person’s heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common form of arrhythmia. It occurs when the two upper chambers of the heart, called the atria, contract rapidly …

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Men vs. Women: Not Every Heart Attack Is the Same

Men vs. Women: Not Every Heart Attack Is the Same

If you think that heart attacks usually affect just men, think again. In the United States, nearly half of all heart attacks happen to women. Complications could be prevented if treatment is administered right away, but frequently symptoms can go …

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Can You Spot a Heart Attack?

Can You Spot a Heart Attack?

Each year, tens of thousands of people in the Unites States suffer a heart attack. In fact, heart disease is the leading killer in the United States and around the world. To protect yourself and those you love, it’s important …

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Heart Health 101

Heart Health 101

Your heart is an amazing machine. Though it is small—only about the size of a fist—it does a huge job. Every day, every hour, every minute, it pumps blood throughout your body, making it critical to your health. So what …

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