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
Did you know that the superhighway of arteries and veins that carry blood throughout our bodies can become damaged with age? Our cardiovascular system pushes blood from our fingertips to our toes, even when we’re sleeping, which means it is working constantly throughout our entire lives. When we’re young, our veins are rubbery and elastic Read More
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what you’re thankful for and spend time with loved ones. But, did you know that Thanksgiving is also National Family Health History Day? Our family history is so important to our health that the U.S. Surgeon General declared Thursday, Nov. 26, as a day to reflect on family Read More
Did you know that people who work in stressful jobs are more likely to have hypertension? We’ve previously discussed how high blood pressure and hypertension can have a negative affect on our circulatory system. This week, we’re diving into how you can prevent several factors that can cause hypertension and high blood pressure. EverydayHealth.com says Read More