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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:58-04:00December 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:58-04:00October 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:58-04:00September 12th, 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:59-04:00June 22nd, 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:01-04:00May 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:01-04:00April 4th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

5 Ways Women Can Celebrate Heart Month

February is National Heart Month. Because emphasis in the past has been on preventing heart disease in men, women have been less likely to worry about heart attacks, stroke, cholesterol levels, et cetera. Unfortunately, heart disease and stroke cause 33% of all deaths every year – that’s one woman every 80 seconds! Celebrate National Heart [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:02-04:00February 3rd, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

New Research Suggests Protein and Heart Failure Link

It has long been believed that a diet high in protein is beneficial to overall health. Patients have been urged to fill their diets with food like lean chicken and beans. Researchers from Brown University Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island presented new findings at the American Heart Association’s annual scientific conference. Researchers found that high-protein [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:02-04:00December 28th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

Can a FitBit Help Signal A Larger Health Issue?

Advances in semiconductor technology allow for more people to have access to wearable cardiac monitors, such as the Fitbit and Apple Watch, to aid in health maintenance and promote fitness. More commonly known as heart rate monitors, these are devices designed to help track personal health baselines and goals. They can be worn unobtrusively and [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:03-04:00November 17th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

Changes in Fitness Over Time Affect Cardiovascular Health

The correlation between exercise and heart disease is well documented. However, specific parameters are still under investigation as to how exercise correlates with atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and stroke. Medicomp, wearable cardiac monitor specialists, hopes to answer some of these concerns with the information provided below about a recent study on the long-term effects of [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:03-04:00November 9th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

What Could My Heart Fluttering Be?

Any disturbance in your resting heart rate is known as an arrhythmia. These disturbances may occur due to medications or chemicals in the blood, stress or anxiety, or because of coronary heart disease. Because your heart pumps blood and much-needed oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body, a disturbance in this delivery system [...]

2016-08-24T10:00:01-04:00September 8th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

What to Expect When You Visit the Cardiologist

The last visit to your primary care physician uncovered a possible issue with your heart that may require a patch monitor. The appointment for a cardiologist is approaching, and you are rather nervous. How will this visit be different from a regular doctor visit? Do you need to prepare? Medicomp understands the initial visit to [...]

2016-08-24T10:01:44-04:00August 31st, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

The Connection Between Yoga & Heart Health

In a lecture delivered at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Dr. D. Prabhkaran, executive director of the Public Health Foundation of India, discussed the importance of preventive measures in cardiac ailments, which are rising for the population in India. He also stressed that people who have previously suffered heart diseases, such as heart attacks or [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:03-04:00July 20th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

Whole Foods or Vitamins: Which is Better?

How does the health of a busy mom who uses the drive-through for dinner every day compare to the health of a mom who cooks foods made of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lean cuts of meat? What if the busy mom supplemented her diet with essential vitamins and minerals? Medicomp, the portable cardiac monitoring [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:04-04:00July 6th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

Heart & Brain Health Go Hand-in-Hand

New research suggests that the way to a healthy brain could be through the heart. In an extensive study of patients aged 60-80, researchers from the Northern Manhattan Study found that memory and mental acuity in patients who lived a heart-healthy lifestyle far surpassed the brain functionality in patients who suffered from cardiac problems. Medicomp [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:04-04:00June 8th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|