10 Tips For a Healthier Heart: Part Two

As leaders in cardiac monitoring, Medicomp wants to ensure that your heart is working at its full potential. We have put together 10 Tips For a Healthier Heart in a two-part blog series.

In 10 Tips For a Healthier Heart: Part One, we discussed the importance of getting to know your current health status, targeting your […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Heart Health Tips|

10 Tips For a Healthier Heart: Part One

Are you trying to figure out how you can increase your heart’s health? The answer is simple: “By simply leading a healthier life”, according to Nieca Goldberg, MD, medical director of New York University’s Women’s Heart Program and author of Dr. Nieca Goldberg’s Complete Guide to Women’s Health.
Just by making small changes in your everyday […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Heart Health Tips|

Your Heart Will Thank You: Top Heart Healthy Oils, Fish, and Cheese

The foods we eat affect how our bodies feel. When we choose to eat foods that are high in salts, sugars, and fats on a regular basis, our bodies will feel unhealthy over time. On the other hand, making the decision to eat wholesome foods will make our bodies feel wonderful. The Mediterranean diet is […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Health Tips|

Medicomp Recognizes American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on raising awareness about heart disease. Despite advances in medicine, heart disease is still the number one killer of men and women in America. Doctors say that prevention is the best solution to combating heart disease. In honor of American Heart Month, Medicomp has compiled important […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Did You Notice a lot of Women Wearing Red February 6th?

If you noticed that the color red was prevalent February 6th, it wasn’t because Valentine’s Day was near. The American Heart Association launched the Go Red for Women campaign in 2003 to help raise awareness and raise money to combat this issue. Now, on the first Friday of February, women wear red dresses as a […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

February is American Heart Month

When you think about the month of February, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Valentine’s Day. In addition to sharing your love with that special someone in your life, February is American Heart month, making it the perfect time to show your own heart some love as well.

Despite how important our hearts […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Tips for Decreasing Heart Attack Risks

Advances in technology and our understanding of heart health have helped people today live longer than ever before. For example, cardiac monitors came with an overnight stay in the hospital because the heart monitors couldn’t leave the facility. Nowadays, Holter monitors are pocket size and can be used to monitor a patient’s heart while they […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

The Importance of Curbing Smoking and Regulating E-Cigarettes

The American Heart Association has worked tirelessly for decades to educate the public about the dangers of smoking. For years, they’ve been working to push forward legislation to regulate their sales. Thanks to evidence and research performed by the AHA and its partners, the control efforts have cut the youth smoking rate from 1997 to […]

By |November 5th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in American, carrying a heavier death toll than smoking and cancer. It’s been said, time and time again, how important it is to take care of your heart, and recent studies have shown that the message has begun to sink in.

However, despite the decline […]

By |October 20th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

American’s Cardiac Health is Improving

Annually, heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. Doctors and health care professionals have emphasized the importance of making lifestyle changes to decrease the risks of heart attacks and strokes. The online journal, Circulation,published an article recently that gives these professionals reason to celebrate. According to the article, a study shows that healthy […]

By |October 6th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Health Tips|

The Link Between Sodium Intake and Heart Health

High levels of sodium have been linked to increased blood pressure that can lead to heart attacks and strokes. However, health organizations and universities the world over continue to study the relationshipbetween sodium levels and heart health. The New England Journal of Medicine recently published the results of three studies looking at the correlation between […]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Health Tips|

Simple Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

The heart is a powerful organ that is responsible for pumping blood throughout our bodies, without rest, for our entire lives. Despite how important and hard working it is, many people do not take extra steps in their daily routine to make sure they are taking care of their hearts. The American lifestyle habits of […]

By |October 1st, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Health Tips|

7 Heart Healthy Foods for Your Diet

Food is the fuel that powers our bodies on a daily basis. Choosing the right foods is important to maintaining a healthy body, especially when it comes to our hearts. Adding a couple of specific foods to your diet can drastically reduce your chances of suffering heart disease.

Oatmeal. Diets high in soluble fiber reduce the […]

By |September 24th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Health Tips|

How to Be Heart Healthy at Any Age

Three weeks following conception, a baby’s heart will start to develop. A week later, that little heart is pumping blood to the rest of the developing organs. From that day forward and for the rest of that baby’s life, that heart will continue to beat, pumping blood through the body without a moment of rest.

It […]

By |August 12th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Being Heart Healthy Keeps Your Mind Sharp

Your heart is a vital component of your anatomy, responsible for pumping a healthy dose of nutrient-rich blood throughout your entire body. Therefore, the health status of your heart will affect the health of the rest of your body. Dr. Evan Thacker, a chronic disease epidemiologist at Brigham Young University, was the lead researcher of […]

By |August 5th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

How Men Can Maintain Good Cardiac Health

Heart disease is the number one killer of men in America. The heart is the hardest working muscle in the human body, therefore, taking care of it is important to a long and happy life. However, as entertainment changes to focus on indoor activities and food sources sacrifice health for convenience, it can be hard […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Women Suffering From Depression Are at Greater Risk for Heart Disease

Depression is a debilitating disease that causes sufferers to live in emotional anguish. How we feel is a result of the chemical signals received by our brain in response to certain stimuli. Sufferers of depression feel intense feelings of sadness and despair that persist longer than normal feelings of sadness. Each case varies slightly, depending […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Eat Smart For a Smart Heart Living!

Summer is already here, and once again, you’ve found you never committed to a healthy diet plan after inhaling all those Valentine’s Day chocolates.   It’s OK.  We are only human, and sometimes our minds are not strong enough to undertake those challenging regimens. But who said dieting has to be hard? Our heart won’t wait […]

Do You Need a Cardiac Monitoring Device?

Before you start a workout regimen it’s important to ascertain what you are trying to achieve. Whether it’s to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, everyone needs to have a goal they can work towards. Once you understand what you want to get out of your workout, you […]

New Research Indicates That Saturated Fats are Important to a Healthy Diet

Part of maintaining a healthy heart is watching what foods we eat. Avoiding foods that are high in sodium, high in cholesterol, or contain trans fat all contribute to a healthy diet. It had been debated for some time whether or not saturated fat was considered healthy or something that should be avoided. A recent […]

By |May 16th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|