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Fall Foods For Your Heart

This time of year is filled with foods that are harvested in the fall. The cooler temperatures usher in a desire to cook and consume rich foods that are being displayed at your local farmers markets and grocery stores. There are some seasonal fruits and vegetables that are great for your heart health.

Hemodialysis Diet

If you are in need of kidney dialysis you have two options–hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Hemodialysis has its advantages. One advantage that patients enjoy is that the treatment allows you to have four dialysis-free days each week. If it is determined that hemodialysis is right for you, you will need to take special consideration to your diet.

Water – A Gift You Can Give Your Cardiovascular System

Water is a gift you can give to yourself every day. Its benefits are endless. Water has a big impact on your cardiovascular system as well. In these summer temperatures, you are losing more water due to perspiration.

Get Freedom For Your Carotid Artery With Carotid Endarterectomy

Dr. Alan Benvenisty Vascular Surgeon would like to wish everyone a very happy July 4th. It’s such a great time to look back with gratefulness and also celebrate the freedoms that we enjoy in America. During this time of great reflection and celebration there are many parties under the bright lights of fireworks in the sky happening all over the United States

Do Blood Clots Happen More Frequently In Your Legs When Flying?

Blood clots can be rooted in one for the major deep veins in your leg. The circulation of blood in your leg is then blocked. This clotting can be painful and cause swelling, and even create a warm feeling in your leg.

Understanding Your Cardiovascular System

Dr. Alan Benvenisty Vascular Surgeon is passionate about your cardiovascular system. He offers an extensive list of options to help diagnose and get to the bottom of all of your cardiovascular needs. Your vascular needs are linked to your larger cardiovascular system. Understanding this system helps us help you.

What Can You Expect After Your Balloon Angioplasty?

Balloon Angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure designed to open and improve blood flow in the body’s arteries and veins; balloon angioplasty has become a very popular treatment method for a variety of vascular conditions. If your doctor recommends a Balloon Angioplasty there are some things you can expect as you recover from the procedure.

Could You Get A Blood Clot?

The short answer to this question is that "yes, you can get a blood clot." Really anyone can get a blood clot. The four most common risk factors for blood clots are previous history of blood clots, cancer, obesity and genetic disorders.