Houston Heart Care Blog | Memorial Katy Cardiology Associates

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Sleeping less than 6 hours may raise risk of cancer, even death

By Orville Caval on Oct 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Not getting enough sleep may put some people at risk for much more than being drowsy the next day, a new study says.

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4 Tips to Quit Smoking

By Orville Caval on Aug 20, 2019 12:01:33 PM

Nearly 70 percent of current adult smokers say they want to stop.

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How long should you keep a blood pressure log?

By Orville Caval on May 16, 2019 1:18:21 PM

Routine visits to the doctor’s office typically involve a single blood pressure measurement. For people with borderline hypertension, or high blood pressure, additional checks at the office are often necessary, in conjunction with having more checks done at home. How many exactly?

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Is Heart Healthy Diet a Viable Alternative to Drugs to Normalize Blood Pressure?

By Orville Caval on May 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is widespread in the United States. It is approximated that one in every three adults in the United States suffers from high blood pressure, and for adults aged 65 or older, this number climbs to over 60 percent.

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Are Meat, Fish, Dairy Products, Eggs in your diet leading you to heart disease?

By Orville Caval on May 10, 2019 9:02:19 AM

Summer is quickly approaching and with it comes grilling season, chances are at least once this summer you’ll wonder about the effects of that delicious, juicy grilled steak will have on your heart?

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