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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:08-04:00July 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:08-04:00July 10th, 2015|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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:10-04:00January 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:10-04:00November 5th, 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:10-04:00October 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 [...]

2014-10-03T13:49:14-04:00October 3rd, 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:11-04:00September 24th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, 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 [...]

2014-07-22T16:57:49-04:00July 22nd, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|