Genetics Not As Influential in Heart Disease as Previously Thought

Along with stress, sleep patterns, obesity, and a healthy lifestyle, genetics play an integral part in the diagnosis and care of heart disease. Or do they? How important are family history and genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease? You may be surprised to find a number of influential studies have tested genetics and its correlation to […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

The Medicomp Difference: A Deeper Analysis

Medicomp entered the ambulatory cardiac monitoring business in 1981 and took the industry by storm. After 36 years of experience, Medicomp proudly began offering revolutionary patch monitoring products using new technologies to provide the clearest diagnostics possible. We consistently deliver devices that exceed expectations and meet the needs of both doctors and patients – not […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring, Holter Monitors|

Increase in Stroke Rates in Younger People a Cause for Concern

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that while stroke rates are lowering for those above 55, rates are quickly increasing for those aged 35 to 39. This is a major cause for concern and indicates that increased cardiac education may be needed for younger generations. Medicomp, experts in […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

The Future of Global ECG Equipment Expected to Hit 6.3 Billion by 2022

Recent pushes for preventive health care along with escalating cardiovascular disorder diagnoses are creating a surge in electrocardiogram (ECG) equipment sales. Grand View Research, Inc., estimates ECG equipment sales will reach $6.3 billion by the year 2022. Medicomp, leaders in cardiac event recorders, are helping to shape that future with their state-of-the-art cardiovascular and coronary […]

By |January 3rd, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News, Holter Monitors|

What to Expect During Holter Monitoring

People suffering certain heart conditions or people at risk of suffering heart disease after events like surgery are often given a Holter monitor by their doctor. Holter monitors are small electronic devices that patients take home with them for a 24-72 hour period. During this time, they go about their daily activities while the device […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Holter Monitors|

Everything You Need to Know About Event Monitors

If you or a loved one has recently noticed something off with the way your heart beats, you may want to talk to your doctor about using a wireless event monitor. Wireless event monitors are portable devices that you can take with you as you go about your regular activities. When you are done with […]

Benefits and Features of an Event Recorder

Medical care is slowly but surely making advancements on a daily basis. As technology advances, the amount of care and attention doctors can give to each of their patients increases. One example of this change in care through technology is advancement of the cardiac event monitor.

Cardiac event recorders have changed from being large clunky machines, […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring, Holter Monitors|

The Development of the Holter Monitor

Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women in America. An estimated 2,200 men and women die each day from cardiovascular disease–these heart disease fatalities surpass all forms of cancer-related deaths combined. Needless to say, this is a serious problem that the medical community has worked tirelessly to combat. On the front of […]

By |May 2nd, 2014|Cardiac Monitoring News, Holter Monitors|

Information about Holter and Event Monitors

Your heart is the hardest working muscle in your body. With this in mind, it’s clear that making sure your heart is working at its best is important. However, a simple visit to the doctor might not be enough for your doctor to understand what is going on inside your heart. […]

By |November 18th, 2013|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Arrhythmia, Holter Monitors|

Why Do I Need To Wear a Holter Monitor?

A Holter monitor is a portable device that many doctors prescribe patients to wear when they need to solve a medical mystery. The monitor allows doctors to measure the heart’s rate and rhythm in order to determine how a patient’s heart is functioning. It is typically worn between 24 and 48 […]

By |November 4th, 2013|Holter Monitors|

Summer Heart Health

When summer comes around, many adults give into the laid-back, “school’s out” kind of attitude, and your life may not seem as chaotic as normal. This is the perfect opportunity for you to get into a more heart healthy routine during the relaxing and stress-free season. Although many may be concerned with exercising during the […]

By |June 6th, 2013|Cardiac Monitoring, Holter Monitors, Telemetry Unit|

Heart Problems Don’t Discriminate

Whether you are old or young, no matter what beliefs you have or what gender you are, heart disease and heart problems can still happen to you. Often times when people think of heart problems they think of the elderly and don’t believe anything could happen to the young. Here at Medicomp, we have been […]

Is Stress Affecting Your Health?

Although many tend to say that some stress is good, the other side of stress tends to wear us down and affect us emotionally, behaviorally, and physically, manifesting a variety of symptoms that you might not even think are related to stress. Stress can originate from an array of different sources, which can lead to […]

Why Heart Monitoring is Important

An irregular heartbeat is commonly known as an arrhythmia, something that many people throughout their lifetime may experience. Your normal heartbeat can be affected, often causing your heart to beat too slowly or too fast, or even in an irregular pattern. Many arrhythmias are often harmless and tend to go unnoticed, but there are several […]

By |February 28th, 2013|Cardiac Monitoring, Heart Arrhythmia, Holter Monitors|

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. […]

Tests for Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital heart defects are heart abnormalities that are present at birth, and often times aren’t detrimental to the health of a child. Although, there are cases where it may be more severe, infants who are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect could require medication or surgery soon after birth. What […]

What is a Holter Monitor?

Holter monitors are one of the most technically advanced ways for doctors to monitor your heart with more accuracy than a traditional electrocardiogram (ECG). These monitors are typically fitted to the patient after they have had an ECG for further monitoring and interpretation of electrical activity of the heart. Holter monitors […]

By |September 24th, 2012|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News, Holter Monitors|