Heart Condition Articles

Chronic Communication at Home: What's Best for Us? A Key to Resolving Conflicts

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to resolve disagreements with your partner in ways that bring you closer together instead of driving you apart.

Chronic Communication at Home: Abandonment Fears and How to Cope

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to deal with worries that chronic illness will cause one partner to leave the other.

Loneliness Linked to Health Risks: Finding Support for Better Heart Health

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

People who are isolated or feel lonely have a significantly higher heart disease risk, but it isn't too late to get support and possibly lower your risk.

Uncertainty: Using Your Rational Mind to Help You Cope

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary tells how to use abilities you already possess to successfully deal with life's uncertainties.

Chronic Communication at Home: Take Your Partner to Your Doctor Appointment!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Good things happen when the three of you talk face to face. Dr. Gary tells how to get the most from it.

Your Critical Inner Voice: Are You Carrying the Torch or Carrying the Torture?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary shows you seven ways to stop punishing yourself with self-critical thoughts.

Should You Just Say No to Clot-Busting Drugs?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

If you have a blood clot in your leg, other treatments may be preferable.

Feeling Normal: Think of Your Chronic Condition as a Feature, Not a Disability

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how changing the way you look at your health can open the door to a happier life.

Fight or Flight: How to Manage Your Body’s Natural Reaction to Stress

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names eight simple steps to help you rein in a runaway response.

Newly Diagnosed: Anxious About Your Future? Remember That Small Steps Add Up to Big Strides!

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Facing life with chronic illness doesn’t have to feel overwhelming. Dr. Gary names seven ways to whittle your worries down to size.

Exercise May Cut Your Death Risk Up to 70 Percent

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Everyday activities could be enough to help you live longer, says a new study.

Find Irregular Heart Rhythms With Your Apple Watch

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Apple’s new study invites you to get a free app that watches for atrial fibrillation.

Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor Refuses to Answer My Questions

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names six things you can do if your doctor won’t communicate.

A Breakthrough Toward Replacing Dead Heart Tissue

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

A newly developed “heart patch” may help crippled hearts beat strongly again.

Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Taking Out Frustration on Your Partner?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to deal with emotional outbursts in ways that bring you closer together instead of driving you apart.

New High Blood Pressure Guidelines: What You Must Know

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The high blood pressure number that doubles your heart risk is lower than experts had thought.