How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart Health?

Many people know that a lack of sleep affects your heart, there’s more to it than how many hours you sleep at night. The wearable cardiac monitor experts at Medicomp bring you this information regarding a recent sleep study from Duke Health and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Researchers studied the health and sleeping habits […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

Tracking Heart Rate Variability

For decades, scientists and physicians have been tracking heart health by recording blood pressure and heart rate readings. But within the last 20 years, another factor has shown to be an accurate indicator of fitness and overall health — heart rate variability, or HRV. Tracking HRV with a remote cardiac monitor from Medicomp can be […]

By |November 5th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

Remembering to Take Medication

To stay healthy, you visit your doctor regularly. You try to eat whole foods and have started exercising. Your doctor gave you a prescription for two types of medication; one you take in the morning and the other you take at night. Sometimes you remember to take both medicines, other times you forget. The cardiac […]

By |October 8th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

Vitamin D’s Effect on Heart Health

Vitamin D has long been recognized as promoting healthy bones, but a recent study has recently linked vitamin D with cardiovascular health. In particular, those with low levels of vitamin D were more likely to suffer from heart failure and coronary artery disease. Medicomp, the cardiac event recorder leaders, present this information on how vitamin […]

By |September 10th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

Using Your Phone to Track Your Health

Medicomp, the portable cardiac monitor specialists, has a long history of combining technology with health care. Recent innovations in cell phone apps have given a large population access to physicians and centralized recordkeeping to help manage their health. Below is a sampling of some of the top performing apps on the market.

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By |August 6th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

Unusual Heart Attack Signs

It has been well documented that radiating pain in the left arm and constricting chest pain are signs of a heart attack. However, some people show uncommon symptoms when suffering a heart attack. Medicomp, your remote cardiac monitor specialists, want you to be aware of the following symptoms. If you feel you are experiencing any […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

How Pets Help Your Heart

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that about half of Americans have at least one of the following three risk factors for heart disease: smoking, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Diet and exercise are great ways to reduce your risk, but they aren’t the only way. Medicomp, creators of the Event […]

By |June 4th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

What Happens After a Heart Attack?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that every year 790,000 Americans suffer a heart attack with 580,000 of those being the patient’s first attack. When an individual is released from the hospital after having a heart attack, he or she may be wondering what happens next. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter Monitoring […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

American Heart Month: Stress Management and Your Health

The American Heart Association warns that stress can wreak havoc on the body by causing issues such as ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and even hypertension. The Heart Foundation also points out that allowing your body to remain in this state of stress for a long period of time can result in a heart attack […]

By |February 26th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|

New Finding in the Genetic Link Between Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease

The Alzheimer’s Association lists Alzheimer’s Disease as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; it affects more than 5.5 million individuals. Currently, there is no cure for this disease that affects a person’s memory and ability to think. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter monitoring equipment, report on the newly discovered link between […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Heart Health and the Vegan Diet

According to the Texas Heart Institute, heart failure is something that happens gradually. It is possible to go years without experiencing a symptom. That’s why it is so important to understand and mitigate your risk factors. Medicomp, Holter patch innovators, take a look at a new study that compares a vegan diet with other popular […]

By |January 24th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Avocados & Bananas: Why They’re Good For Your Heart

WebMD reports that one of the most important things you can do to prevent heart disease is to begin implementing a heart-healthy diet. This includes fruits and vegetables, like avocados and bananas. The experts at Medicomp discuss exactly what it is about these foods that benefit your heart.

The Problem: Stiff Arteries

According to the Mayo […]

By |December 13th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

How Gender Correlates to Heart Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in four deaths is a result of heart disease. Although the organization goes on to point out that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, a person’s gender does have an impact on their heart health.

Women are […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Chocolate and Heart Health: The Good and the Bad

According to Statista, consumers within the United States have increased their spending on chocolate with a reported 22.4 billion in sales during 2017. Medicomp, creators of top-notch Holter monitoring equipment, began to ask ourselves a couple of questions. One being, how does this affect your heart health? We’re here to answer your questions on whether […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Determining the Relationship between Heart Health and Red Meat

More than 22,000 Americans die from cardiovascular disease every day, giving it the title of the number one cause of death. The sharp, recent increase in heart disease can very possibly be reduced if a heart-healthy diet is adopted by those who suffer from cardiovascular disease as well as those at risk. Red meat has […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Men: Protect Your Heart With These Simple Activities

The American Heart Association reports that one out of every three adult males suffers from some form of cardiovascular disease. Medicomp, leaders in mobile cardiac monitoring, wants to point out that it has never been more important to take steps that will improve your overall heart health. While it may be obvious that men should […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

What to Expect While Wearing a Holter, Event, or MCT Monitor

According to the American Heart Association, the average person has a heart that beats 100,000 times per day. Should you discover that your heart beats faster or slower than this, or at an irregular pace, you may have an arrhythmia. Many different types of arrhythmias exist, and they can be harmless to serious and life-threatening. […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

4 Changes You Can Make to Prevent Stroke

May happens to be Stroke Awareness Month, which is a great reminder about how important heart health really is. Medicomp features top-of-the-line Holter monitoring equipment that will give your doctor an accurate picture of the physical state of your heart. You may be surprised to discover that the American Heart Association reports that 80 percent […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Celebrate World Health Day with These 4 Changes

April 7, 2017, is World Health Day, but, as Americans, we should be aware of our heart health every day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. At Medicomp, we engineer state-of-the-art ECG monitors that record a more complete picture of […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

The Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack

Many people believe a heart attack is a form of cardiac arrest. In reality, the two are quite different. The mobile cardiac monitor specialists at Medicomp present a description of both along with symptoms you need to report to your cardiologist.

Heart Attack

The heart is a muscle, just like the muscles in your arms and legs. […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|