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Heart Disease and Preventative Methods You Can Take

Given the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles these days, heart disease is fast emerging as the leading cause of death and disability around the globe. There are numerous risk factors that make certain individuals more susceptible to heart disease than others; these include modifiable risk factors such as obesity and non-modifiable risk factors such as genetics. […]

7 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke

A stroke can occur at any time. It usually happens when the flow of blood to the brain gets cut off. Generally, clots in the blood vessels can block the flow of blood, leading to a lack of blood supply to the brain. This causes a stroke that can affect any part of the body. […]

Wearing a Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System Helps Record Cardiac Events

A cardiac event recorder is a portable, battery-powered device that you can control to tape-record the ECG readings or electrical activity of your heart, especially when you are experiencing heart-related problems or symptoms of heart disease.  There are two types of heart event recorders: a loop memory monitor and a symptom event monitor. These cardiac […]

For Long-Term Recording of Data About Your Heart, We Offer the Holter Monitor

When you have irregular heartbeats or other heart conditions like an Arrhythmia, where your heart seems to skip a beat, rapidly races, or works a bit too slow, you might be advised to wear a device called a Holter monitor. It is a simple in-home heart monitoring tool that aids in tracking the rhythm of […]

Test Heart Health with an Exercise Treadmill Test

Have you recently experienced chest pain and fatigue? If yes, maybe it’s time to get your heart checked by medical professionals. Cardiovascular and arterial conditions can ruin the quality of your life. It’s important to catch these problems early and recognize the symptoms of the condition so you can take action today. There are different […]

Echocardiograms Offer Comprehensive Data Regarding Heart Problems

An echocardiogram is a test that makes use of ultrasound waves to take pictures of your heart in motion. The results acquired from this test allow the cardiologist to take a closer look at the functioning of your heart’s muscles and valves. What Are The Uses Of An Echocardiogram? You might be asked to take […]

How to Know When Someone Has Heart Failure

Given our sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy eating habits, cardiovascular diseases have become fairly common in this day and age. Sometimes referred to as congestive heart failure, heart failure may be defined as the condition in which the patient’s heart muscles stop pumping blood normally. More often than not, heart failure is caused by an underlying […]

An ECG Test Identifies Heart Problems

An electrocardiogram test or (ECG) is a heart test that can detect cardiac abnormalities. It is one of the most common medical tests to determine whether your heart is healthy. It measures the electrical activity generated by the heart as it contracts. An electrocardiograph is used to record the patient’s ECG. Sticky electrodes are placed […]

What Happens to Your Body During a Heart Attack?

A heart attack, also known as a myocardial infarction, is a medical condition that causes the heart to become permanently damaged. Here, “myo” means muscle, “cardial” means heart, and “infarction” means tissue-death caused by the lack of blood supply. Your heart muscle requires a steady and controlled amount of blood supplied to it at all […]

Coronary Artery Stenting Can Alleviate Significant Blockage

We live in a fast-paced society that is constantly nurturing the concept of competition. As we struggle to live in such a society, we make certain changes to our lifestyle that ultimately have some dire consequences. The need to be constantly moving leaves us with a severe lack of time, even to properly take care […]

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