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  • You've been diagnosed with heart disease - now what?
    Your doctor has let you know that you have some form of heart disease. Now what? Being diagnosed with heart disease can feel overwhelming and sometimes scary. But Champion Heart and Vascular Center is here to help you create a heart disease care plan to ad...
  • Vascular care: What does the vascular system do?
    October 6, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    The right healthcare starts with an understanding of your body and knowledge of what a healthy body does and looks like. Before you can give your body the vascular care it needs, first you need to learn what the vascular system is. In this blog post, we’ll...
  • How to Treat Venous Disease
    September 10, 2020 at 6:00 AM
    Venous disease is a relatively common, yet potentially serious, disease that impacts tens of millions of Americans. It is a chronic condition that manifests as diseased or abnormal veins, usually in the legs, but can appear elsewhere on the body. These dis...
  • How to Prevent Cardiac Arrest with Cardiac Care
    August 12, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. While proper cardiac care can prevent occurrences, it is still of significant concern; even if an occurrence isn’t fatal, it can lead to a reduction in quality of life and ot...
  • How to Treat Arrhythmia
    July 8, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Our hearts require electrical impulses to beat, and they need to beat a certain number of times within each minute. When our hearts beat too slow, fast, or irregularly, an arrhythmia occurs. This may feel like your heart is racing or fluttering and may be ...
  • Meet Your Heart Doctor
    Raleigh-Durham, NC
    June 2, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    The heart is critical to the health of the entire human body. Without blood flowing unrestricted through the cardiovascular system, everything else ceases to function as intended. It follows that everyone, including you, wants to take proper care of their ...
  • The Origins of Echocardiography Programs
    May 11, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Interest in the study and understanding of heart disease began in the 1900s as social workers and physicians grew concerned about its increasing incidence, and the lack of treatment options. However, the techniques and technology for diagnosing it came muc...
  • Vascular Ultrasound Tech and Doctor-Recommended Tips on How to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
    April 6, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    The American Heart Association (AHA) states stroke as the fifth leading cause of death in the United States in their latest published “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2020 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association.” In fact, cardiovascular d...
  • Choosing Between a Hospital and a Cardiovascular Care Center
    March 17, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    People with health concerns may go to a hospital to get themselves checked and admitted if need be, to undergo tests, and get prescriptions. Others go to their GP and are then referred to a hospital or specialist care center for diagnostic purposes. If you...
  • Combining nuclear stress testing + exercise stress testing for the most accurate results
    February 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM
    The heart is one of the most important muscles in your body. It pumps and circulates blood, delivering oxygen and nutrients to your cells and also removing waste products from your system. That’s why it’s important to recognize and monitor cardiovascular p...
  • Stress Test Cardiolite: Why Is A Stress Test Important?
    January 22, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    A stress test? No, this isn’t the part where we follow you around at work and see how high your blood pressure goes when you open your email inbox, or how red your face is with frustration when you walk out of a meeting you’d been dreading all week.The exe...
  • 5 tips for keeping your heart healthy by cardiovascular care providers
    December 17, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    From the moment you're born to the day you die, your heart never stops working. Each year, your heart beats more than 42-million times. As a result, it makes sense for you to do what you can to keep it healthy. At Champion Heart and Vascular Clinic, ...
  • 7 Dangerous Myths About Heart Disease From Champion Heart and Vascular Center, Specialists In Outpatient Care Services
    November 15, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    Heart disease serves as one of America’s most prolific killers.  Annually, one in every four Americans' deaths come from heart disease, representing over 600,000 deaths per year.Despite the prevalence of heart disease, people still misunderstand the c...
  • 5 Signs That You Need to See a Cardiologist
    October 2, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Your body’s health starts with its most vital organ, the heart. If your heart and blood vessels do not function properly, essential nutrients and oxygen cannot circulate. Over time, this can create serious problems throughout the body.Even worse, an unheal...
  • Your guide to nuclear stress testing from Champion Heart and Vascular Center
    September 4, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Your heart is a muscle that beats continually throughout the day. Although its job is to deliver blood around the body, it depends on its own vascular system to function. When we suspect that one of our patients is suffering from coronary artery disease (C...
  • Ankle Brachial Index Testing: What You Need To Know
    August 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Your heart health is critical, which is why we offer a range of blood pressure and heart performance monitoring tests to check for various cardiovascular conditions. One such examination is the ankle brachial index test. Here's what you should know a...
  • Your go-to guide to exercise stress testing in Dunn, NC
    July 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    When it comes to discovering more about your heart, lots of tests are available. In certain scenarios, exercise stress testing is necessary. At Champion Heart and Vascular Center, we offer exercise stress testing in Dunn, NC. If you’ve never been referred ...
  • Your guide to vascular ultrasound in Dunn, NC
    June 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    As a system that plays an important role in supporting organs throughout your body, your circulatory system is key in supporting your overall wellbeing. At Champion Vascular Care, we provide vascular ultrasounds in Dunn, NC. Whether you’re a prospective pa...
  • Frequently Asked Questions With Champion Heart & Vascular Care
     
    May 2, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    The medical field and outpatient care can be confusing to people who don't work in it or immerse themselves in it every day, and they usually have a lot of questions. We encourage questions at Champion Heart & Vascular Care, and we want our patients to...
  • Look After Your Heart Health with a Champion of Vascular Care
    April 3, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    When it comes to your heart health, you want a professional and dedicated team helping you along the way. This is what you get when you choose the world-class team at Champion Vascular Care. We're an industry leader in all things heart health with our vein...