A Healthy Heart

Our Board Certified Cardiologist, Dr. Imran Chaudry has some tips that can help us take better care of ourselves.


Did you know that high blood pressure increases your chance (or risk) for getting heart disease and/or kidney disease, and for having a stroke. It is especially dangerous because it often has no warning signs or symptoms. Regardless of race, age, or gender, anyone can develop high blood pressure. It is estimated that one in every four American adults has high blood pressure. Once high blood pressure develops, it usually lasts a lifetime. You can prevent and control high blood pressure by taking action. If you would like to learn more about how to lower your Blood Pressure CLICK HERE.


This is a disease that very few people know about. Peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) affects 8 to 12 million people in the United States. African Americans are more than twice as likely as Caucasians to have P.A.D. The major risk factors for P.A.D. are smoking, age, and having certain diseases or conditions. If you would like to learn more about Peripheral arterial disease, CLICK HERE.