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Blog Category: Your Heart

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Your Heart - 4 Min Read
Making Changes to Prevent Heart Disease
Your heart is a vital organ that keeps your body functioning. But many people don't treat it that way. Take better care of your heart and yourself this summer by making these key lifestyle changes.
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Your Heart - 1 Min Read
Advanced Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease
Overlake's new Complex Coronary Therapeutics Program gives options to patients who have complex disease and may have been told there is no treatment available to them.
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Your Heart - 2 Min Read
Heart Procedure Helps Hiker Get Back on the Trails
Ernst Susanto, 53, was visiting family in New Jersey last summer when he started experiencing shortness of breath every time he would go for a walk, even when walking short distances. Once back in Washington, Ernst underwent tests that revealed severe blockages in three of his arteries. He was referred to Overlake interventional cardiologist, Robert Riley, MD, to open up his arteries with an advanced, minimally invasive procedure.
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Your Heart - 2 Min Read
Panic Attack or Heart Attack?
Symptoms of a heart attack and a panic attack can be similar, like having chest pain and shortness of breath. How can you tell the difference? Bryce Munson, DO, with Overlake Clinics Urgent Care, discusses the similarities and differences of both attacks and offers tips for prevention.
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Your Heart - 2 Min Read
Hearts of the Eastside
Love is in the air! Not only does Valentine’s Day fall in February, it is also National Heart Month. Hearts are the universal symbol of love, and as it turns out, giving and receiving love promotes heart health. The following are some of the health benefits of giving, with suggestions for simple ways to incorporate giving into your daily life.
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Your Heart - 3 Min Read
Innovative Procedure Gives Hearts New Life
This spring, Maher Al-Khoury underwent an innovative procedure to replace his aortic valve. In fact, Maher is one of only a handful of adults on the West Coast to undergo this procedure. Maher describes his experience and gratitude toward Overlake and his surgeon for their expertise and for offering this cutting-edge heart surgery.
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Your Heart - 2 Min Read
Cholesterol Guidelines: Calculating Your Risk for Heart Disease
Cholesterol is a substance our bodies need, but having too much of the “bad” kind is a risk factor for heart disease. Overlake primary care physician Michelle Kauffman, DO shares the newest cholesterol guidelines that help calculate a person’s risk.