Patients: Dr. Daniel Nguyen will be leaving SSCA at the end of September, Dr. Nguyen has been an wonderful addition to our providers and we wish him the best in his future endeavors.

Blog Articles

How Can I Tell If I Have Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common form of heart disease in the United States, and one of the most lethal, so it’s very much worth learning what you can about this condition.
Feb 5th, 2024
5 Heart Healthy Changes to Make in the New Year

5 Heart Healthy Changes to Make in the New Year

When a new year rolls around, it’s a good time to make some changes, especially those that promote wellness. Here are five that check a lot of boxes, including the all-important cardiovascular one.
Dec 15th, 2023

What We Want You to Know About AFib

Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day and 35 million times per year — and we want these beats to keep a good rhythm. With Afib, your heart isn’t always keeping a steady pace, which can be risky.
Oct 1st, 2023
5 Changes You Can Make to Lower High Blood Pressure

5 Changes You Can Make to Lower High Blood Pressure

When you get the chance to change the course of your life for the better, it’s a chance worth pursuing, isn’t it? That's the theory behind these five steps to lower blood pressure for people who have hypertension.
Sep 2nd, 2023
Are Heart Palpitations a Cause for Concern?

Are Heart Palpitations a Cause for Concern?

Are heart palpitations dangerous? Yes, no, and everything in between. There are many conditions and circumstances that can lead to heart palpitations, some of which can be serious, and some of which may not be.
Aug 7th, 2023
What We Want You to Know About Your Upcoming Stress Test

What We Want You to Know About Your Upcoming Stress Test

Whether you already have a stress test scheduled with us or you simply want to know more about this invaluable diagnostic tool, this month’s blog is a must-read. Here’s what we want you to know about stress testing.
Jul 7th, 2023
How Cardioversion Can Correct an Arrhythmia

How Cardioversion Can Correct an Arrhythmia

Are you one of the millions of Americans who has an irregular heart rhythm, or arrhythmia, and do you want to explore some solutions? Here, we take a closer look at cardioversion, which may be able to help your heart beat better.
Jun 1st, 2023
Identifying Heart Health Issues With a Holter Monitor

Identifying Heart Health Issues With a Holter Monitor

There are several great diagnostic tools in our heart health arsenal, and a Holter monitor certainly ranks near the top. Here’s a look at how this painless testing can give us great insight into the functioning of your heart.
May 12th, 2023
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Shortness of Breath

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Shortness of Breath

You can only last a few minutes without air, so any time you feel like you’re not getting enough can be worrisome. Ongoing shortness of breath can stem from a number of different health issues, including your heart health.
Apr 14th, 2023
Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It?

Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It?

High blood pressure is known as a silent killer, because it can quietly undermine your cardiovascular health without you knowing it. The good news is that monitoring your blood pressure is painless and only takes seconds.
Mar 20th, 2023
Adjusting to Life With a Pacemaker

Adjusting to Life With a Pacemaker

You’ve been told that you need to get a pacemaker to regulate your heart’s rhythm, and you’re wondering if, and how, life will change after it’s implanted. Here’s a look at what you can expect.
Feb 24th, 2023
When Does Arrhythmia Require Treatment?

When Does Arrhythmia Require Treatment?

Arrhythmia — episodes of irregular heartbeat — is usually occasional and harmless. Sometimes, though, it can be symptomatic of a more serious heart condition. If you have arrhythmia, you must know when it requires treatment.
Jan 20th, 2023