This edition of the Alaska Heart Beat introduces the newest member of our team, Dr. Scott Ebenhoeh, and also provides information about the upcoming Anchorage Heart Walk and other heart-healthy activities to fill the season. Our fall newsletter also explores the technologies available to patients at AHVI, as well as some of the common myths about varicose veins. Don’t forget to try out the creamy carrot soup from local blogger, The Hungry Alaskan!
News & Updates
Alaska is a big state, and if you’re heading out of town for the long Labor Day weekend, it’s likely you’ll be heading somewhere that requires you to drive or fly for an extended period of time. We suggest scheduling in some pit stops to stretch your legs! According to a recent story from the Read More
The Circulation Blog has discussed the effects of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on our bodies and the damage it can cause in the past. Today, we are going to look at one cause of DVT – smoking. According to Livestrong.com, smoking adversely affects the entire vascular system and its impact can go unnoticed for years. Read More