Heart & Vascular

Expert advice about how to prevent, diagnose and treat adult and pediatric cardiovascular conditions

  • Don't have another. Alcohol consumption can raise atrial fibrillation risk

    Don't have another. Alcohol consumption can raise atrial fibrillation risk

    A Swedish expert discusses the relationship between Afib and increased alcohol consumption.

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  • Can early menopause raise the risk of heart problems? Swedish experts weigh in.

    Can early menopause raise the risk of heart problems? Swedish experts weigh in.

    A study released in August reported that women who go through menopause when they are younger than 40 are at a greater risk of heart problems.

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  • Heart Month raises awareness, promotes prevention to save lives

    Heart Month raises awareness, promotes prevention to save lives

    American Heart Month focuses on raising awareness about the impact of heart disease and the importance of prevention to protect your heart health. Learn more.

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  • Reduce your sodium intake one step at a time for better health

    Reduce your sodium intake one step at a time for better health

    Too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and other chronic diseases. Learn how small dietary changes improve your health.

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  • Experts recommend changes to low-dose aspirin protocol. What do you need to know?

    Experts recommend changes to low-dose aspirin protocol. What do you need to know?

    The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF),made some recommendations for changing the protocol of low-dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer. learn more.

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  • Palliative care helps people cope with serious illness

    Palliative care helps people cope with serious illness

    Palliative care specialists at Swedish help people who have a serious, long-term illness live their lives to the fullest.

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  • Meditation, mindfulness and music for heart health

    Meditation, mindfulness and music for heart health

    Meditation and mindfulness can improve your heart health. Learn more about how to easily adopt a meditation practice for your health.

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  • Swedish reimagines care for AFib

    Swedish reimagines care for AFib

    Learn about signs, symptoms and treatment options at the Swedish Comprehensive AFib Network and Clinic for the common heart rhythm disorder AFib.

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  • Swedish among the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for 2021-22

    Swedish among the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for 2021-22

    Swedish ranks among best hospitals in Seattle Metro and Washington state

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  • Have you been putting off your annual men’s wellness exam?

    Have you been putting off your annual men’s wellness exam?

    What better way to celebrate Men’s Health Month than by scheduling much needed (and often dreaded) healthcare appointments?

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  • After massive heart attack, ECMO saved Vivek's life

    After massive heart attack, ECMO saved Vivek's life

    Swedish is one of only two hospitals in Washington to offer novel therapy that allows heart and lungs to rest and heal

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  • Know how to recognize subtle signs of stroke in women

    Know how to recognize subtle signs of stroke in women

    Symptoms of stroke in women can be subtle and easy to ignore. Find out how to recognize the signs you're having a stroke and why it's important to know your risk factors.

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  • Heart Disease: What women need to know

    Heart Disease: What women need to know

    A Swedish expert on warning signs, prevention and early detection. Learn more.

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  • Is inflammation speeding up your aging process?

    Is inflammation speeding up your aging process?

    Long term inflammation can lead to many chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease or arthritis, as you grow older. Find out more.

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  • World Heart Day: Why it matters

    World Heart Day: Why it matters

    Heart defects and cardiovascular disease affect all ages. Know your risk factors and keep your heart healthy with preventive maintenance.

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  • Don't put off your diabetes and blood pressure screenings

    Don't put off your diabetes and blood pressure screenings

    These health conditions can contribute to serious illnesses and disease. It's important to know your risks.

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  • Signs of a stroke and actions you should take

    Signs of a stroke and actions you should take

    Find out what you can do to minimize the risk of stroke for yourself and your loved ones.

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  • Yoga for heart health

    Yoga for heart health

    Yoga promotes heart health by reducing stress and lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate. Learn more about the benefits of yoga.

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  • Go Red for Women: More than just a fashion statement

    Go Red for Women: More than just a fashion statement

    Go Red for Women kicks off February’s American Heart Month celebrations by helping raise awareness of heart disease, fund lifesaving research and advocate for change.

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  • High blood pressure medicine and FDA recalls

    High blood pressure medicine and FDA recalls

    Learn more about the multiple batches of certain high blood pressure prescription medications that have been recalled by the FDA.

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