Stories: Heart and VascularIn This Section
- High Blood Pressure - the "Silent Killer"February 13
Uncontrolled high blood pressure is often called the "silent killer." Of all the factors contributing to heart disease or a stroke, high blood pressure is number one.
- Our Patients. Their Stories. Pamela DriscollFebruary 13
After experiencing months of fatigue, shortness of breath and increasing heart palpitations, especially when she ran, Pamela Driscoll was pretty sure something was seriously wrong.
- Treating AFibOctober 8
A newer treatment called Cryoblation for an irregular heartbeat-atrial fibrillation (AFib)-helped helped Loriann Agan get back to having a normal, healthy life.
- A Heartfelt GiftDecember 10
When Harvey Watson's doctors in Florida declined to treat his heart condition, James DeVries, MD, welcomed him to D-H-and saved his life. Now Harvey and his wife, Lois, have given back in gratitude.
- Understanding Women's Stroke RisksMay 30
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death among American women-pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health and hormones are all potential contributors.
- The Path to Cardiovascular HealthBy Dr. Mark Creager | April 30
Dr. Mark Creager, the director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Heart and Vascular Center, offers these steps that you can take to improve your heart health and reduce your risk of heart disease.