Tips for Athletic Heart Rate Monitor User

Exercise is a fantastic way to improve your heart’s health. Some people enjoy going for an early morning jog before work while others may opt to relieve the stresses of the day at the gym in the evening. Whatever your preference, it is important for everyone to take some time throughout the week to be […]

Women With High Blood Pressure Have Greater Risk of Vascular Disease Than Men

High blood pressure is a silent killer in America. In most cases there are no signs or symptoms until it causes serious problems. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 1 in 3 adults in America have high blood pressure, increasing their risk of suffering from a heart attack […]

Spend Less Time Sitting Down to Reduce Heart Failure Risk

We hear it all the time from our doctors, schools and television ads–being active is an important way to keep your heart happy and healthy. Unfortunately, recent research shows that being active a few times a day alone might not be enough. Most Americans sit behind a desk while working, only to […]

Prevent Heart Disease

Your heart is the hardest working muscle in your body. It is always working to pump oxygen enriched blood to the rest of the body. Knowing this, it shouldn’t be hard to realize that we should be looking out for our heart’s wellbeing in order to improve our own. Unfortunately heart […]

By |February 28th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Celebrating 50 Years of American Heart Month

President Lyndon Baines Johnson understood that even in his time, heart disease was a serious problem in America. That is why he declared February American Heart Month. The formal designation for this proclamation began in 1964, making February 2014 the 50th anniversary since its designation.
It is important to remember this […]

By |February 24th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

10 Ideas for National Wear Red Day

Exactly 10 years ago the American Heart Association started what is known as National Wear Red Day to raise awareness of the #1 killer of women worldwide. Heart disease kills one in three women annually, that’s more than all forms of cancer combined. Despite this, studies show that only one in five women are […]

By |February 6th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Heart Health Tips|

Heart Palpitations: What Do They Mean?

If you’ve ever felt your heart flutter or it seems like your heart has skipped a beat, or you even feel like your heart is beating to hard or too fast, you’ve likely experienced a heart palpitation. There are many reasons why they occur, some of them harmless, and others being a sign of an […]

Five Super Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

Studies have shown that obesity and being overweight can increase your risk of having heart problems including stroke, heart disease and heart attacks. High blood pressure is a major risk for those overweight because it contributes to strokes and heart disease, the leading causes of death for both women and men in the United States. […]

Keep Your Heart Healthy During the Summer

Summertime is a great season to finally do all those outdoor activities you’ve been waiting all year for.  Hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and mountain climbing are all popular during Summer, and it’s a great time to exercise, but it’s also very important to stay safe during these higher temperatures.  Not being prepared for […]

By |July 20th, 2011|Heart Health Tips|

Great Summer Activities to Keep Your Heart in Top Shape

The summer offers us the unique ability to engage in all sorts of outdoor activities in particularly hot weather.  Though often times the weather can be too brutal for most people to even want to do anything outside, there are plenty of ways of keeping cool while still having fun this summer, even in the […]

By |July 10th, 2011|Heart Health Tips|

Healthy Eating Habits = A Healthy Heart

What goes into a healthy heart? Doctors say that with regular exercise and a nutritional diet, you are heading in the right direction. Unfortunately, when people hear “nutritional diet” they get a little intimidated, but they shouldn’t be! So many of the foods you eat every day can actually be good for you, and if […]

By |June 13th, 2011|Heart Health Tips|

Lower Stress Level Makes A Healthier Heart

A relaxed life is a healthy life. Research has shown that if you maintain a relaxed lifestyle and avoid stress to the best of your abilities then you are more likely to have better heart health.  Here are some ways that you can ensure your stress levels are under control as suggested by the American […]

By |June 1st, 2011|Heart Health Tips|