We Lead with HeartAs a heart leader for South Florida, Memorial is not only the place for advanced heart care, but also your champion for ongoing heart wellness and preventive care.
Heart health starts here at Memorial Primary Care with regular checkups. And should you need something more, your Primary Care physician may refer you to Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Together, our teams collaborate on diagnosis and treatment for seamless heart care centered around you and your needs.
Memorial, a destination heart center, is the choice of patients and other hospitals for all kinds of heart problems, but don’t wait to start taking care of your heart. Take steps early to protect and monitor your heart health and even prevent heart problems down the road.
Give us a call at 954-276-5552, and we’ll help you start here with a Memorial Primary Care provider you can be comfortable partnering with for your health.
6 Tips to Lower Risk and Increase Heart Health
|There is plenty you can do to take control of your heart health and lower your risk of heart disease. Talk with your provider about what’s right for you and together make a plan for success with any lifestyle changes. In general:|
|1.||Eat a heart healthy diet – fresh fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy, whole grains, lean meats and plant-based proteins, healthy oils and fats, high-fiber foods|
|2.||Know your family’s medical history with heart disease – share the info with your provider|
|3.||Get plenty of quality sleep – at least 7 hours a day|
|4.||Exercise regularly – at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise per week
|5.||No smoking – If you currently smoke and need help quitting, ask your provider about cessation programs
|6.||Lower your stress levels – unwind with meditation, deep breathing or even journaling
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Our Patient Stories
Vivian, who has microvascular angina, credits a strong relationship with her Memorial doctor as key to managing the condition.
With a diagnosis of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, Barry had bypass surgery and manages his diabetes with diet, exercise and medication.
Leslie had been misdiagnosed before coming to Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute after she experienced chest pain, shortness of breath, pain in her left arm and jaw. Now she is feeling better and is part of a clinical trial.
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