Heart news, health trends, patient education, healthy lifestyle tips, and practice announcements from the physicians and staff of Capital Cardiology Associates

Bioprinting A New Heart

Scientists and researchers are working on creating 3D heart components from living tissue. Their goal is to someday print heart valves that have the ability to grow and live with patients. This objective goes far beyond the science used in current prosthetic or replacement valve options.

Gut Bacteria and Your Heart Health

An innovative study finds a link between gut bacteria and our heart health , highlighting the importance of physical exercise, a heart healthy diet, and limiting antibiotics for keeping both at optimal levels.

Broken Heart Syndrome

“I will make this diagnosis about once a month in the cardiac catheterization lab where someone comes in with a symptom suggesting a heart attack, but after testing, I’ll ask them, ‘has anything stressful happened in your life recently?'”

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Capital Cardiology Associates, is proud to join the cardiac community in educating Americans on the most common type of heart beat abnormality that affects more than 3 million people in the United States.

Cardiac Testing

Cardiac testing is the first step for primary Care Physicians, Primary Care Providers, and cardiologists in evaluating the symptoms of a patient. These tests determine the underlying risk of heart disease: plaque clogging arteries or blood vessels.

Hydration and Your Heart

Hydration is important year round for heart patients. Hot and humid weather during the summer in Upstate New York means we need to drink at least one glass of water every hour. It’s also important to know your limits. Whether it’s coming inside or finding a shaded spot to rest, make sure limit your sun exposure.

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