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The Dangers of Hypertension Nov 1st, 2022

Every time you walk into a doctor’s office, the odds are good that someone will measure your blood pressure. The primary reason doctors want this information is due to the potentially life-threatening complications that arise from having hypertension. Unfortunately, nearly half of adults in the United States have hypertension, and...

Can Laser Hair Removal Free Me From Shaving Forever? Oct 11th, 2022

If you added up the hours, energy, and dollars you’ve spent on removing unwanted hair from your body, the results might surprise you. The daily effort to remove hair from your body can be time-consuming and expensive, and you want to find a better way. At Humble Cardiology Associates, Dr....

Are My Spider Veins a Threat to My Health? Sep 7th, 2022

There’s a good reason why people refer to those thread-like veins that appear on your legs as spider veins, given that they create a web of spindly red lines. While you may not welcome their appearance for cosmetic reasons, you’re also concerned about whether spider veins pose a threat to...

Could My Leg Pain Be Cardiovascular in Nature? Aug 7th, 2022

You’re experiencing pain in your legs and you can’t think of any obvious reason for the discomfort. You weren’t out pounding the pavement on a run and you didn’t overdo it on the tennis courts, but they feel achy and cramped, or they throb, all the same. To get right...

How Losing Weight Improves Your Heart Health Jul 1st, 2022

The link between obesity and your heart health is a strong one — carrying extra weight leads directly to cholesterol imbalances, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. These conditions are not only serious, but they can be life-threatening, which is why you want to do what you can to...

Stubborn Fat? We Can Help Jun 1st, 2022

Losing weight can be a frustrating endeavor — you diet, you exercise, and the pounds do come off, but certain deposits of fat stubbornly hold on. If you want to win this final battle of the bulge, we have the perfect fat-reduction technology. At Humble Cardiology Associates, Dr. Madaiah Revana and our...

Easy-to-follow Exercise Tips for Hypertension May 1st, 2022

Like nearly half of adults in the United States, you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension, and we’ve told you that diet and exercise are the keys to lowering your blood pressure numbers into healthier ranges. While true, we recognize that the mandate is awfully broad and you may not know where to begin. To...

What Is Good Cholesterol? Apr 4th, 2022

Nearly 94 million adults in the United States have total cholesterol numbers that are on the high side, and we want you to pay attention to the word, “total” in this stat. Your total cholesterol levels include “good” cholesterol and “bad,” and striking the right balance between the two is critical. In...

The Link Between Obesity and Vascular Problems Mar 3rd, 2022

When exploring the link between obesity and vascular disease, there are two statistics that should be a part of the discussion: 1) Nearly half of adults in the United States have cardiovascular disease; and 2) More than 42% of adults have obesity. These statistics are no coincidence. Here at Humble...

Stress and Its Impact on Heart Health Feb 1st, 2022

Life can be stressful under normal circumstances, but recent events (think global pandemic) have brought stress levels to an all-time high for many. While your body’s stress response is designed to save your life, ongoing levels of stress in your body can exact a toll on your health, including your...

What to Do If Heart Problems Run in Your Family Jan 1st, 2022

On the surface, there’s much that you inherit from your family — the color of your eyes, your height, and more. These same family patterns can also present themselves below the surface, including your risks for certain cardiovascular issues. Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the...

Four Health Benefits of Losing Weight Dec 1st, 2021

There’s a good reason why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled obesity as both an epidemic and a crisis — two-thirds of all adults in the United States are carrying too much weight, leaving them more vulnerable to some serious, and even life-threatening, health issues. As...

What You Should Know About Congestive Heart Failure Nov 10th, 2021

When the word, “failure,” is attached to something as important as your heart, it’s time to sit up and take notice. More than 6 million adults in the United States are diagnosed with heart failure, a condition in which the organ is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen to...

Here's How You Can Lower Your Cholesterol Oct 1st, 2021

A whopping 93 million adults over the age of 20 in the United States have elevated levels of total cholesterol (>200), while nearly 30 million of whom qualify as having high total cholesterol (>240).  Whether it’s elevated or high, getting your cholesterol numbers to where they should be is one...

Should I Be Worried About Varicose Veins? Sep 6th, 2021

Your body contains about 60,000 miles of blood vessels, and most of them operate invisibly below the surface of your skin. So, when veins in your legs start to bulge out forming varicose veins, you wonder whether they signal a health problem.  The good news is that most of these...

A Safe-and-Easy Solution for Stubborn Fat Aug 11th, 2021

Losing weight is a tough journey, but what keeps you going are the amazing health benefits and a renewed confidence in your body. As you near the finish line, however, you’re frustrated by stubborn deposits of fat that refuse to go away, no matter how hard you try. Thanks to...

Five Heart-Healthy Habits to Start Embracing Today Jul 7th, 2021

The general state of heart health in the United States is frustrating — more than 650,000 people die of heart disease each year, yet nearly one-third of these deaths could have been prevented. And, we're not referring to drastic measures, but simple steps you can take every day to encourage...

How Important Is Exercise for Weight Loss? Jun 21st, 2021

Let’s face it — there’s a weight problem in the United States, as two-thirds of our population is considered either overweight or obese. This means that a majority of Americans are at risk for a number of serious health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease.  If you fall into...

When to Consider Varicose Vein Removal May 3rd, 2021

Varicose veins are incredibly common — affecting 20% of adults in the United States, with women outpacing men by two to one. In most cases, but certainly not all, varicose veins aren’t necessarily medically dangerous, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t problematic for other reasons. At our practice, Humble Cardiology...

5 Risk Factors for Congestive Heart Failure Apr 1st, 2021

About 6.2 million people in the United States have heart failure, a condition in which your heart is unable to pump blood properly, which robs your body of much-needed oxygen and nutrients. There are several types of heart failure, including congestive heart failure, but they all share the same outcome...

Why Exercise Is So Important for Your Cardiovascular Health Mar 3rd, 2021

It’s hard to overstate the importance of exercise when it comes to your health, especially your cardiovascular health. While it’s all well and good to simply say, “Exercise is good for your heart,” we thought we’d take a closer look to really drive the point home. The team here at...

Get Smooth, Hair-Free Legs With Laser Hair Removal Feb 8th, 2021

Winter is the perfect time to let your hair-removal regimen relax a little as you can hide your legs under long pants. All too soon, however, the warmer months will be upon us, which means baring those legs again. If you’d like to ditch the razor and painful waxing appointments,...

New Year, New Body With Noninvasive Fat Loss Jan 29th, 2021

You sweat it out at the gym and cut the calories, yet you’re still stuck with bulges of fat where you least want them. Rather than undergoing an invasive liposuction procedure, why not explore a noninvasive technology that reduces your fat and your bulges? At Humble Cardiology, Dr. Madaiah Revana...

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease Dec 1st, 2020

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United states for both men and women, which makes the problem a fairly level playing field. That said, each gender has unique considerations, which is why we’re drawing attention to them here — more specifically, those that pertain to women....

Living With High Cholesterol During the Holiday Season Nov 4th, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the holidays are bound to look a little different this year. While there may not be office and school parties like you’re used to, the odds are good that you will still be gathering for some type of holiday feasting. If you struggle with...

Things You're Doing Every Day to Exacerbate Your Hypertension Oct 5th, 2020

When it comes to your heart health, advice like “eat healthier foods” and “exercise more” are great, but they’re awfully broad, leaving you to wonder where to start. At Humble Cardiology Associates, Dr. Madaiah Revana and our team prefer to partner with patients when it comes to their heart health,...

LDL vs. HDL Cholesterol Sep 4th, 2020

Perhaps you’ve heard of good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol, or HDL versus LDL, but you’re unsure as to where those numbers should fall to be within healthy ranges. At Humble Cardiology Associates, under the expert direction of Dr. Madaiah Revana, our team of cardiology experts believes in partnering with patients...

Eliminating Stubborn Fat the Easy Way with Zerona® Aug 6th, 2020

Losing weight is one of the best things you can do for your overall health and wellness, but all too often, you’re left struggling with those last few areas that refuse to let go of the fat — such as your abdomen. Thanks to Zerona Z6 laser technology, we have...

5 Tips for Lowering Your Blood Pressure Jul 9th, 2020

The numbers surrounding hypertension (high blood pressure) are alarming — 103 million people have high blood pressure, and this number is expected to rise thanks to an aging population. At Humble Cardiology Associates, Dr. Madaiah Revana and our team understand the very serious complications that can develop because of high...

Why You Should Never Ignore Chest Pain Jun 9th, 2020

Pain is your body’s way of communicating a problem — and it’s a tough signal to ignore. If you’re experiencing chest pain, this is one message that you should listen to, and act upon. At Humble Cardiology Associates, Dr. Madaiah Revana and our team understand the many serious issues that...

Recognizing the Signs of Congestive Heart Failure May 8th, 2020

Nearly 6.5 million people in the United States are living with heart failure and about one in five people will be diagnosed with the serious condition. The good news is that when it’s caught in its earlier stages, there’s much we can do to manage and even reverse the problem,...

When Should I See a Doctor About Leg Swelling? Apr 9th, 2020

There are a wide range of conditions that can lead to swelling in your legs, ankles, and feet, some more serious than others. The problem is figuring out when you should have us take a look. At Humble Cardiology Associates, under the expert direction of interventional cardiologist Dr. Madaiah Revana,...

How Can I Get Rid of My Spider Veins? Mar 23rd, 2020

Heredity, genetics, gender, and age all factor into whether or not you get spider veins. And, although they’re not harmful or painful, you’re probably not happy with their appearance on your legs, face, or anywhere else they pop up. How can you get rid of these tiny blue, purple, and...

Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Veins Feb 21st, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 70% of American adults age 20 and older are overweight, and nearly 40% of these men and women are obese. Carrying too much weight comes with a variety of health risks, and one you may not be aware...

Are Varicose Veins a Health Risk? Jan 1st, 2020

Anyone can get varicose veins, a condition that affects as many as 35% of Americans, but the problem tends to favor women who have delivered several children, those with high body mass indices, people with a family history of the condition, or older Americans. Your risk factor rises if you...