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Cardiovascular Clinic Education and Resources

Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic is committed to providing high quality care and wellness education to our patients. Please use this page to explore educational resources.

  • Cholesterol - What You Should Know

    You’ve probably heard of good cholesterol and bad cholesterol and understanding what each one means is important to your health. Brian Mahana, APRN with Washington Regional’s Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic explains what you need to know the next time you have your cholesterol checked....

  • Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

    You might be able to guess that the most common heart attack symptom is chest pain, but it's important to recognize other possible symptoms as well, says Dr. Garrett Sanford, a cardiologist at Washington Regional's Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic. "Not recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack can lead to a delay in medical treatment," he says.


  • High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a medical condition in which the force of blood flowing through the blood vessels is consistently higher than normal. When not well managed, high blood pressure can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, vision loss, sexual dysfunction and peripheral artery disease....