Dr. Beheshtian's Blog

15 October
COVID-19 and Vascular Complications
For the past several months, much of the world has faced the harsh reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. Caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavi
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10 October
How 15 Minutes Can Save Your Life
The ankle-brachial index (ABI) test is a simple, non-invasive test that serves to assist healthcare providers in determining whether or not a patient has d
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04 October
Being Open Evenings and Weekends Overcomes a Key Barrier to Care
Most adults, regardless of their profession, work during the day. And the majority of doctors’ office hours mirror those of their patients. When compared with
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28 July
Can Coronavirus Cause Heart Damage?
Can COVID-19 damage the heart? Yes: Although COVID-19 — the disease caused by the coronavirus that’s led to the global pandemic — is primarily a respirat
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12 July
Managing your type II diabetes carefully
In patients living with diabetes, a chronic medical condition that results in the accumulation of glucose, or sugar, in the bloodstream, awareness is the
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05 July
Potential Effects of COVID-19 on Your Heart and Vascular System
Over the past several months, nearly every corner of the world has felt the terrible effects of the novel coronavirus. With each day that passes, medical
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29 June
High Blood Pressure: It Doesn’t Happen Overnight
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a condition that commonly affects many individuals throughout their adult lives. Patients may live with high blood p
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22 June
Heart Palpitations: What They Are & What They Could Be A Sign Of
A rare occurrence for more individuals, heart palpitations are characterized by the unexpected fast-paced racing, fluttering, pounding of the heart. Peop
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05 June
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, aka Heartbreak Syndrome
Can You Really Die From a Broken Heart? Each and every person, at some point in their lives or another, is likely to experience heartbreak at least on
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05 June
Working with a Cardiologist to Implement a Heart Healthy Diet and Exercise Habits
Maintaining both a heart healthy diet and a consistent exercise routine has the power to significantly improve an individual’s health. Not only are the a
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30 May
Heart Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
Plant-based diets have experienced exponential growth in their popularity over the past several years. Abiding by a plant-based diet isn’t an entirely ne
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28 May
How “Making It” Can Effect Heart Health
As the decades have quickly zoomed by, humanity’s overall hunger for success has only intensified. Careers in professions like banking, law, and consulti
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23 May
Women’s Heart Health: Conditions and Treatments
Women are no strangers to having their pain minimized by laypeople and medical professionals alike. Unfortunately, quick assumptions of “general pain” by
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23 May
Low Blood Pressure Can Be a Sign of Heart Disease
  Throughout recent history, the discussion surrounding blood pressure has consistently been regarding the high blood pressure epidemic. This is,
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13 May
Effects of Smoking on Cardiovascular Health
Over the course of the past several decades, the harmful effects of cigarette smoking have been a regular topic of discussion. Advertisements on televisi
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09 May
Endocrinologists and Peripheral Vascular Specialists: An Opportunity for Better Care
Researchers and medical professionals have discovered a strong link between diabetes and peripheral arterial disease on a global scale. Patients with dia
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09 May
What Heart Health Means in your 20s and 30s
Stress does not age discriminate, and neither do heart attacks. Unless they have a specific reason to do so, most individuals in their 20s and 30s may no
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06 May
The Relationship Between Kidney Disease & Peripheral Arterial Disease
Across countless studies globally, it has been found that individuals with chronic kidney disease are more likely to develop or show signs of peripheral
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19 April
PAD 201 (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
Peripheral arterial disease, or as it’s more commonly known — PAD, has numerous causes and there are also many paths for treatment. PAD is a disease caus
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