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Women’s Heart Center on KXAN

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country, one in three will die from it, more than all forms of cancer combined. Every year it claims more women than men. That is why the Seton Healthcare Family has now opened the…
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Is There a Link Between Heart Disease and PTSD?

A 2015 study, published by the American Heart Association, showed a connection between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and heart disease in women. The long-term study found that women who expressed at least four symptoms of PTSD have a 60 percent greater chance of having a heart attack or…
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4 Tips for Managing Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a term used to describe diseases of the heart muscle. The heart muscle can become enlarged, thick or rigid, and there are various ways to manage the condition. Reducing your risk for heart disease through lifestyle changes and monitoring your heart for things like irregular heartbeats can…
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Women’s Heart Center on Fox 7 Good Day Austin

Heart disease remains the number one killer of women and kills more women than all cancers combined. The staggering statistic is why Dr. Caitlin Giesler says Seton opened the Women’s Heart Center. The center is focused on treating women and their heart related issues. Learn…
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Is Aortic Stenosis Treatable?

Aortic stenosis, also known as aortic valve stenosis, is caused by a narrowing of the aortic valve. The aortic valve controls the flow of oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body, and aortic stenosis is one of the most serious and most common diseases of…
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Is There Help for Coronary Artery Disease?

The most common form of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease (CAD). It is caused by a build-up of plaque in the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the heart. These arteries are known as coronary arteries and when build-up occurs, blood flow…
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4 Myths about Heart Disease You Shouldn’t Believe

Understanding how you can improve your heart health is essential to living a long and healthy life. Here are four common heart misconceptions and their realities. 1. Only Older People Need to Worry about Heart Health One in three Americans has some type of cardiovascular disease and plaque can begin…
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Is Sugar Worse for Heart Health than Salt?

We all know that too much sugar can be bad for us, but now we know more about how it affects our hearts. A recent study suggests that increased sugar in your diet can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. While salt…
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3 Tips for a Healthy Recovery after a Heart Attack

Many people recover from heart attacks and return to their normal routine within a few weeks to a few months. Making some adjustments to your lifestyle and following certain steps can ensure a healthy recovery after a heart attack. 1. Follow Your Doctor’s Recommendations Based on the degree of damage…
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