Heart Condition Articles

Why Losing Weight May Be Harder for You—and What You Can Do About It

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn how your body could make it more difficult for you to resist tempting food.

Why Do I Feel Like Your Offer of Friendship Is Charity?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names seven ways to choose friends who see beyond your chronic condition and treat you as an equal.

Chronic Illness: Stop Sweating the Small Stuff

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Once I was able to accept the reality of my situation, it because easier to live a happy and fulfilled life and not sweat the small stuff.

Newly Diagnosed: Set Yourself Up for Success!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names nine simple skills that will help you manage your chronic health condition.

7 Blood Pressure Mistakes Even Some Good Doctors Make

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here’s how you and your healthcare provider can avoid common errors that make your blood pressure look higher than it really is.

Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Asking Too Much of Your Partner?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names six simple ways to take better care of the person who’s taking care of you.

Chronic Communication at Work: When You’re Caught in Office Politics

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names nine ways to look out for yourself when life at the office gets difficult.

Newly Diagnosed: How to Cope With Doctor Fatigue

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If getting the best care requires seeing several doctors, Dr. Gary can help you handle it.

Will Exercise Protect Your Heart If Heart Disease Runs in Your Family?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn whether “bad” genes make higher heart risks inevitable.

Chronic Communication at Home: Your Relationship and the Need for Validation

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Feeling unappreciated? Dr. Gary's tips can help you get the recognition you deserve.

Feeling Overwhelmed by Life? How to Avoid Turning Everything Into Mud

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

When problems pile up, Dr. Gary shows you how to dig yourself out.

Sugary Drinks Linked to Heart Deaths

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn which popular beverages may increase your odds of a fatal heart attack.

PTSD: Why You Should Be Concerned and What You Can Do

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Post-traumatic stress disorder can strike people who have chronic health conditions. Dr. Gary explains why and offers reassuring advice.

Getting Anxious About Getting Anxious? Here’s What You Can Do!

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

If fear of anxiety leads to more anxiety, Dr. Gary has nine simple ways to break the cycle.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Can I Help You Be More Emotional?

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

If you or your partner has a hard time expressing feelings, Dr. Gary's tips can help.

Why Your Heart Attack Risk Is Higher in the Morning

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

We’re learning more about this hazard—and steps you can take to help protect yourself.