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Why is COVID-19 Dangerous for Heart Patients? Oct 1st, 2020

Certain medical conditions raise the risk of severe illness from COVID-19. This includes people with serious heart conditions such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, and cardiomyopathy. Research paints a sobering reality of the impact of COVID-19 on the heart, finding that the virus takes a toll on the cardiovascular...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Sep 8th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Stepping Out Of Your Comfort (Warm) Zone Dec 3rd, 2018

It's December and it’s cold outside. It sure would be comfortable to just be inside all winter and hibernate like the bears do! However, for most of us, an entire winter spent indoors avoiding the discomforts of the cold is unrealistic. Life happens, and we must go on! In addition, a...

The ‘Wonder’ful Work Of Exploration Nov 13th, 2018

"It's a magical world, Hobbes, ol' buddy. Let's go exploring!" – Bill Watterson That quote was the last line of the final Calvin and Hobbes strip, published on December 31, 1995. Did you grow up reading the classic stories through comic strips about Calvin and Hobbes? The author, Bill Watterson, says...

Serving Others For A Healthy Heart And Mind Oct 2nd, 2018

October 11 is National Depression Screening Day. This day is held annually during Mental Illness Awareness Week in October. The day began as a way to reach individuals across the nation and educate, support and screen for depression. You may be asking yourself: “What does depression have to do with...

The Gift of Age Sep 11th, 2018

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec Age is a gift. It is a work of art. And it can only be achieved day by day and over a long period of time. No one can take your age from you...

Finding Joy In The Mundane Aug 7th, 2018

“Joy is prayer; joy in strength; joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”– Mother Teresa That quote is so full of truth and beauty, and knowing who spoke it makes it even more meaningful. Mother Teresa knew how to find joy in...

Practicing The Art Of Hospitality Jul 17th, 2018

Proverbs 11:25 "A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed." Dr. Corrielus, at Corrielus Cardiology, is a caring doctor who not only looks for ways help you prevent, treat and care for issues related to your heart, but he also understands the importance of lifestyle choices when it...

The Multiple Benefits Of Celebrating Creation Jun 5th, 2018

There’s something very special about something coming forth and being made new. You are one of those very special things! You were conceived and created in a truly miraculous way. Creation surrounds us everywhere we look! Do you see it? Do you pause in awe of it from time to...

Engaging In Academia May 11th, 2018

According to Merriam-Webster the noun academia refers to the life, community, or world of teachers, schools and education. Engaging in academia is not only good for your head, but it's also good for your heart, and here's how. Exploring academia takes you places. When your desire is to learn, it demands exploration,...

Filling Your Heart And Schedule With People Who Fill Your Life With Joy And Good Fruit Apr 2nd, 2018

"Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. Life is already filled with those who want to bring you down." –Oprah Winfrey Have you ever been with a person, and after walking away you exclaim to yourself, "I feel like that encounter sucked the life right...

Discovering Places That Make Your Heart Come Alive Mar 7th, 2018

Julie Andrews best demonstrates the way a particular place can transform your heart and make you feel alive. Do you recall the scene from The Sound of Music where she’s twirling, arms wide open as if she’s hugging the hills surrounding her while the hills give her the gift of...

Activities That Help Your Heart Beat The Winter Blues Feb 5th, 2018

Has cabin fever settled in yet? Cabin fever is not a diagnosable medical condition, but if you have it, you know it. A feeling of lethargy, unhappiness, and restlessness typically marks it, and is caused by being inside for too long. Your heart can take a hard hit both emotionally...

The 2018 Flu Season And What To Do If You Get It! Jan 31st, 2018

The Washington Post recently published an article details about the unique features of this year's flu. You can read more about this year's flu here. The article explains: "The flu activity indicators are notable for the sheer volume and intensity of flu that is taking place in most of the country...

The 2018 Flu Season And How To Avoid Getting It! Jan 26th, 2018

It's flu season! 2018's flu season has arrived like a lion on the prey. Flu cases are up 66% this year. This is serious, and serious steps must be taken to avoid the harmful effects of the flu, including death. The Washington Post recently published an article details about the...

Fuel For Your Joyful Heart Jan 4th, 2018

Happy New Year from Dr. Corrielus and our entire professional team at Corrielus Cardiology. We are honored to serve you at our wellness center in Philadelphia with our integrative cardiovascular care. We use a unique collaborative approach to your heart health by providing comprehensive cardiology services that are driven by community education...

You Are An Artist Dec 5th, 2017

As we wrap up 2017, and head into 2018, it’s important to look back and see where we’ve come before stepping into all the new of the year in 2018. As we’ve explored the “Art Of Healing Thyself” we’ve discussed topics such as:   Self-Awareness Self-Advocacy Success and Survival Embracing...

Serving Your Heart While Serving Others Nov 9th, 2017

Last month we discussed how spirituality is a component to healing thyself. We touched on the fact that serving plays an important role in your spirituality because your happiness and joy are dependent on your ability to look outside of yourself and acknowledge that you are necessary and you can...

Spirituality And Your Heart Oct 5th, 2017

In 2017 we’ve been discussing the “Art of Healing Thyself.” All of our topics have related to practical steps that you can take to heal your heart, and to maintain healthy habits so you can enjoy the benefits of a healthy heart. At Corrielus Cardiology, we acknowledge that a healthy...

Making Adaptations Can Lead To Healing Thyself Sep 3rd, 2017

The care you receive from Dr. Corrielus at Corrielus Cardiology is transformative, captivating and motivating. Not only do we care about your heart, but we also care about how you can maintain a healthy lifestyle. We are committed to a healthier you. We've been discussing in past blogs "The Art...

The Art Of Healing Thyself By Erecting Healthy Boundaries Aug 10th, 2017

Erecting healthy boundaries is like building a wall around you. The wall will not permit harmful habits or people in, and it will protect your priorities from being affected. Let’s examine how healthy boundaries can help you on your journey as you embark on healing thyself. Boundaries help you determine...

Exercising Self-Control Jul 2nd, 2017

Let's take an inventory on how you're doing with heart healthy habits up until now, before we begin discussing self-control. While practicing the "Art of Healing Thyself" are you... Beginning to become more aware of yourself? Practicing communicating your needs while being a self-advocate? Intentionally taking steps toward survival by...

Embracing Your Adversities Jun 8th, 2017

“Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.”  – William Shakespeare How have you been doing with our challenges we’ve been discussing in our past blogs concerning “The Art Of Healing Thyself?” Recall that we’ve touched on subjects such as self-awareness, self-advocacy, survival, and...

Setting Your Intentions Toward Success And Survival May 4th, 2017

In our past posts we’ve been discussing the “Art of Healing Thyself.” We’ve journeyed through topics like, self-awareness and self-advocacy. What we’ve discovered is how you play a large part in guiding yourself toward heart health and healing.  This month we will discover how setting intentions or goals toward your...

Self Advocate Apr 5th, 2017

It’s been a journey thus far discovering together how to heal thyself. We’ve discussed the role of being self-aware, and also what healing thyself really means.  This “art” must, and will, always begin with learning to embrace who you are and how you were created.  The second integral part of...

Self-Awareness Mar 13th, 2017

When considering ways to be healthy, most people would not add self-awareness to the top of their lists. Things such as eating vegetables, exercising regularly and the right combination of medications are at the top of everyone’s list. However, self-awareness is an integral step to the “Art of Healing Thyself.”...

The Art Of Healing Thyself Feb 6th, 2017

When considering your heart during the month of February, many think of their Valentines, loves, and all of the amazing candies on the shelves for their special someone. So much about Valentine's Day can remind us of the importance of love for others in our lives. However, how often do...

Dr. Corrielus – A Man Passionate About Helping You Succeed Jan 5th, 2017

When choosing a doctor to care about you, you want to choose someone who is passionate about his or her job, but also about you! Dr. Sanul Corrielus started Corrielus Cardiology to be a transformative practice that captivates and motivates you on a journey toward health and total well-being. Doctors are driven...

Gifts For Your Heart Dec 7th, 2016

Get out your lists for December. You’ll need grocery lists for all the yummy treats you will create for your feasts. A list for your wishes is important, everyone needs to be aware of what you’d like as a treat. Are you aware of your family’s wants for their holiday...

Giving Thanks For Your Heart Nov 3rd, 2016

The month of November is a good time to reflect back over the year with gratefulness.  It’s a season of thankfulness.  Unfortunately, it’s easy to forget one of your greatest gifts, your heart! Being grateful for your heart means honoring it by caring for it, so it can function at...

Heart Health Values Exposed By Your Daily Habits Oct 5th, 2016

A value is a person's principle or standards of behavior determining what is important in their life. A habit is a regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up. Did you know that your daily habits expose what you value the most? How do your daily...

Exercises For Your Heart Health Oct 5th, 2016

The health of your heart depends on many factors diet, family and medical history, and exercise. Some of these factors are completely out of our control, such as family history. One factor that you have control over is your level of exercise. Your heart is a muscle that gets stronger...