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Riverside, California, Dr. Syed Bokhari, heart health,  Advanced Cardiovascular Care

The Best Exercises for Heart Health

Exercise improves your heart function, lowers your blood pressure and has the added benefit of boosting your mood and overall well-being. If you’re concerned about your heart health, get your body moving.
May 22nd, 2019
heart murmurs

What You Should Know About Heart Murmurs

Finding out you have a heart murmur may seem scary, but be assured that most heart murmurs are harmless. Learning more about your condition is a good step toward understanding what you’re dealing with.
Mar 7th, 2019
minimally invasive heart surgery

Key Benefits of Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Few surgeons have the training and skill to perform minimally invasive heart surgery, an option that many people are unaware is available to them. Learn why minimally invasive heart surgery offers advantages over the traditional approach.
Feb 13th, 2019
Dr. Bokhari, Dr. Popa-Radu, Heart Disease, cardiac exam, Advanced Cardiovascular Care

3 Surprising Facts About Heart Disease

Heart disease is a longtime killer in the United States, yet there are still plenty of misconceptions about the collection of diseases and conditions that can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Here are three surprising facts about heart disease.
Dec 18th, 2018
varicose veins,Advanced Cardiovascular Care’s office in Riverside, California

Early Symptoms and Warning Signs of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins announce themselves as twisted, bulging blood vessels that almost always occur on your legs. If you pay close attention, you may notice warning signs before varicose veins appear.
Nov 30th, 2018

Here’s How To Tell If You’re a Candidate for TAVR

Your heart powers your life, so any decision you face regarding helping your heart function properly is a big deal. You may be wondering whether you’re a candidate for a procedure known as TAVR. Here’s how to tell.
Oct 25th, 2018

Top 3 Advantages of TAVR You Should Know About

When you find out that you have severe aortic stenosis, you only have two options to save your life: open-heart surgery or transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). In most cases, TAVR’s the best choice. Here’s why.
Aug 24th, 2018

Can Aortic Stenosis Be Prevented?

Aortic stenosis blocks the flow of blood from your heart to the rest of your body, which is bad news for your well-being. We can help protect your heart and overall health with customized plans to lower your risk of developing aortic stenosis.
Jun 27th, 2018

Is TAVR Right for You?

The aortic valve sits at the top of your heart. All the blood coming from your heart exits through this quarter-sized valve, which is about 2,000 gallons a day when your heart is healthy.
May 28th, 2018

A Guide to Women’s Heart Health: Tips for Avoiding Disease

Heart disease isn’t just a man’s problem. The older a woman gets, the greater her chances of developing heart disease. However, women of all ages should be concerned about their heart health. Increase your awareness and take steps to reduce your risk.
Apr 16th, 2018

Life After Heart Valve Replacement

Heart valve replacement can change the way you feel -- typically for the better. There are a few guidelines to follow with your new valve that can help keep your heart strong and your spirits high.
Mar 30th, 2018

Is Aortic Stenosis Life-Threatening?

Aortic stenosis can affect your heart health and may be the underlying cause of life-threatening issues such as heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, or sudden death.
Mar 16th, 2018

Understanding Your Heart: What is Aortic Stenosis?

It’s the most common heart valve condition diagnosed in adults, but aortic stenosis might not show itself for years. Once symptoms develop, your long-term health depends on getting timely and regular treatment from your cardiologist.
Feb 28th, 2018

Seven Things You Should Know About Varicose Veins

While varicose veins are very common, there's a surprising amount of misinformation swirling around about the causes and treatments. Here are seven facts to help you better understand varicose veins and, more important, what you can do about it.
Jan 12th, 2018

How to Know if You Should Treat Your Varicose Veins

Varicose veins often go untreated because individuals don't realize that they pose more than just an aesthetic problem, or don't understand how far treatment options have come. In this post, Dr. Bokhari discusses the different treatment options available.
Nov 2nd, 2017