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Heart Attack Symptoms

Sometimes heart attacks are intense and sudden, and there is no doubt what is happening; a “movie heart attack”. But many times it moves much slower than that; it can just be mild discomfort and pain; people may not realize what is happening, which can delay seeking the care they need.

Here are some common signs […]

August 20th, 2015|Heart health|

New doctors, new offices, and a new hospital affiliation

Northwest Cardiovascular is proud to announce the addition of three new doctors, Peter Banitt, Sandeep Garg, and Miguel Gomez. These doctors have been serving patients in the Portland area for approximately 15 years and we are proud to have them join the NWCI physicians and staff.

These doctors will be working out of our new office […]

January 14th, 2015|NWCI news|

Salmon Creek office gets a new phone number

The phone number for our Salmon Creek office is changing as of today.  You can now reach us by calling 360-213-0085 or faxing the clinic at 360-213-0049.  Thank you for taking the time to update the your records with the new contact number.  We look forward to talking to you soon.

November 24th, 2014|NWCI news|

Healthiest cuisines

Portland is great town for foodies, with a full array of delicious restaurants. And with so many choices come a variety of cuisines to choose from.  So what are the healthiest cuisines?

According to CNN.com enjoying global cuisines in their purest state you get meals that are light, nutritious, and incredibly yummy; experts say these are […]

September 1st, 2014|featured, NWCI news|

Berry Healthy

Berries are delicious, bright and sweet!  And they have a long list of health benefits.

According the Health magazine berries are high in antioxidants and polyphenols, and a recent study has shown that they may reduce the risk of heart disease.

WebMD has published has sited a small Finnis Study saying that this stud, “suggests that eating […]

August 1st, 2014|featured, Heart health|

NWCI now offers a Patient Portal!

You can have access to your medical information through a secured electronic health record

Our Patient Portal allows you to keep your information at your fingertips by accessing it through a secure internet log-in.  You will be able to share information with your care providers and be empowered to manage your health between visits.  And we […]

July 1st, 2014|NWCI news|

Newsworthy doctors

June 4th, 2014|In the news|

National Fruit and Vegetable Month

June is Nation Fruit and Veggie month!  And with great produce options coming into season it’s a perfect time to increase your fruit and veggie intake.  (Read more about the affects of fruits and vegetables on your heart here.)  The USDA recommends that adults get approximately two cups of fruit and three cups of vegetables […]

June 4th, 2014|featured, Heart health|

Living room workouts

We all know how good exercise is for you.  It strengthens your heart, lowers blood pressure, improves mood, boosts energy, controls weight, and promotes better sleep and that’s just to list of few of its many benefits.

But sometimes it can be hard to get to the gym, whether it’s finding the time to make the […]

May 2nd, 2014|Heart health|

Dive in!

Swimming has long been considered one of the best workouts, and with good reason!

Swimming is that it is a full body exercise that works your arms, back, legs, buttocks, and abs.  Try varying your strokes to concentrate on certain muscle groups.  For instance the butterfly is particularly good at working your chest, abs and core.  […]

April 2nd, 2014|Heart health|