Tallahassee Memorial began providing electrophysiology services 15 years ago and today, our patients benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and techniques.
  Cardiologists at the Tallahassee Memorial Heart & Vascular Center lead the way in performing cardiac catheterization through the wrist.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare's Heart & Vascular Service Line is pleased to announce the addition of Penelope "Penny" Burroughs, RN, BSN, to its team of healthcare professionals. Penny is the new Cardiovascular Navigator and will have the unique opportunity to help patients navigate their journey with heart and vascular disease so they don't have to do it alone. This free service is new to our community and is designed to guide, assist and support patients through their care from screening and education to diagnosis and treatment. Read More

1. Maintain a proper diet.

2. Exercise for 150 minutes each week.

3. Manage your weight (normal body mass index is 18.5 - 24.9).

4. Manage your blood pressure (less than 120 - 130 mm Hg systolic AND less than 80 - 85 mm Hg diastolic).

5. Decrease your salt intake (less than 1.5 - 2 gms per day).

6. Control your cholesterol (total cholesterol less than 200).

7. If you smoke, stop smoking. If you don't smoke, don't start.

8. Reduce your blood sugar.

9. Avoid excessive alcohol intake (fewer than two drinks per day for a man, fewer than one drink per day for a woman).

10. Manage stress levels at work and at home.

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