The Connection Between Mental Health and Heart Health

Your heart is undeniably linked to your head—mentally, emotionally and physiologically. In many ways, this can be of benefit. However, there can be negatives associated with their connection too. Studies show that stroke survivors or those living with heart disease are at higher risk for anxiety and depression. The effects that poor mental health can


Patient Never Misses A Beat

For most people, hearing they need heart surgery conjures feelings of anxiety—wondering how painful recovery will be, how large of a scar will be left, or what their life will be like afterward. Sheila Putnam knows this feeling first-hand. Putnam moved to Delaware from New York several years ago. Having lived with a heart murmur

hidden Diabetes and Your Heart

Diabetes and Your Heart

If you or a loved one are living with diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to your heart health. People with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack or stroke compared to someone who doesn’t have diabetes. The good news – people with diabetes can lower their risk of heart disease