Women’s Heart Risk Checklist

Are you at risk for heart disease? The way you live each day affects your heart. An unhealthy lifestyle can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Heart attacks often strike without warning. Making lifestyle changes now could save your life. Below is a list of risk factors for heart disease. Place a checkmark in… Read More »

Seasonal, Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Nov 7, 2016 Deck the halls, but don’t ditch your diet! Stay heart-healthy with seasonal, healthy foods. For many, the holidays are the most wonderful – and least heart-healthy – time of the year.  Grandma’s fudge is a sentimental favorite, and the neighbor’s cake balls are a decadent habit. Indulging a little won’t hurt –… Read More »

How Do I Change Recipes?

Using low-saturated-fat, trans fat, low sodium recipes makes it easier to cook healthy meals. There’s a lot you can do with your favorite recipes or everyday meals to control the amount of saturated and trans fats, sugar and sodium you eat. It’s a great way to have your cake and eat it, too! How can… Read More »

What Are the Warning Signs of Heart Attack?

In the United States, coronary heart disease, which includes heart attack, causes 1 of every 7 deaths. But many of those deaths can be prevented – by acting fast! Each year, about 635,000 people in the US have a new heart attack and about 300,000 have a repeat attack. Some heart attacks are sudden and… Read More »

How Do I Follow a Healthy Diet?

The American Heart Association recommends an eating plan that emphasizes intake of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains and includes low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish, legumes (dried beans and peas), nontropical vegetable oils, nuts and seeds. It should limit intake of sodium, sweets, sugar-sweetened beverages and red meats. Vegetables One serving equals: 1 cup raw leafy… Read More »

What are Heart Disease and Stroke?

There are many types of heart and blood vessel diseases. Many of them can be prevented. Here are some key steps you can take: Don’t smoke, and avoid second-hand smoke. Lower your blood pressure if it’s high. Eat a healthy diet low in saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium (salt). Be physically active. Reach and… Read More »

How Can I Make My Lifestyle Healthier?

It’s never too late to make better health choices. All you need is a goal, a plan and the desire to live better. Here are some simple steps to take: Don’t smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products. Have your blood pressure checked regularly. Keep your blood pressure below 120/80 mm Hg Eat a healthy… Read More »

Doctor, team pump life into heart of Gaylord home

GAYLORD — It has been a labor of love. For nearly a year, Dr. Kristine Bobish and a dedicated team of architects, engineers, contractors construction workers, plumbers, electricians, painters and craftsman have put their hearts and souls into the restoration of the stately mansion at 101 E. Mitchell St. Now the long-anticipated opening of Alpine… Read More »

Alpine Cardiology: Compassionate care for the heart

GAYLORD — “If it involves the heart — I’m here,” said Dr. Kristine Bobish, DO, who has been settling into her new office at 101 E. Mitchell St. Bobish recently undertook extensive renovations to the “Buck House.” The stately historic mansion was completed in 1901 by Sanford W. Buck, who was a prominent and well-respected… Read More »

© 2024 Alpine Cardiology, All Rights Reserved