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Can a FitBit Help Signal A Larger Health Issue?

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

Changes in Fitness Over Time Affect Cardiovascular Health

November 9th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

What Could My Heart Fluttering Be?

September 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

What to Expect When You Visit the Cardiologist

August 31st, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

What You Can and Cannot Expect When Wearing a Heart Event Monitor

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Recently, you visited your cardiologist who recommended you wear a heart event monitor. She hands you a wearable cardiac monitor and shows you how to wear it. Your surprise at the constant supervision your heart […]

The Connection Between Yoga & Heart Health

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

Whole Foods or Vitamins: Which is Better?

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

A Heart-Healthy State of Mind is Easier Than You May Think

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Beginning a health regimen is difficult. At first, the results are amazing as exercise increases our metabolism and weight begins to fall off. We feel better, healthier, happier, and our lives seem to be on […]

Heart & Brain Health Go Hand-in-Hand

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

Can Energy Drinks Compromise Heart Health?

May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Black coffee used to be the main source of caffeine in the United States before a coffeehouse was built on every other street corner touting a flavorful variety of mochas, lattes, and cappuccinos. America was […]

Women’s Heart Disease & Its Social Stigma

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Because cardiovascular disease is foremost on the list of diseases that kill women in the United States, it seems logical that every woman should discuss with her doctor the likelihood of being diagnosed with heart […]

Saturated Fats and Heart Health

March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Two decades ago, the surge in health was eating fat-free or low-fat foods. The idea was believable; less fat meant fewer calories and effortless weight loss. Unfortunately, dieters found the lack of fat in their […]

6 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

While many of the risk factors of heart disease are not preventable, such as heredity, some factors are easily avoidable. One of these is diet, which can be easily altered without much difficulty. Read below […]

Healthy in 2016: Saturated Fats and Heart Health

February 7th, 2016|0 Comments

For at least six decades, dietary guidelines have stressed the importance of a low-fat diet for heart health. Recent studies have determined that saturated fat may have less to do with your health than you […]

4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

January 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Several factors are considered when heart disease is mentioned: heredity, stress, exercise regimen, and diet, to name a few. While you are not able to control your heredity, you can control your diet. Below is […]

Exercising Young Affects Heart Health Later in Life

January 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The results of a decades-long study conducted by Dr. Ravi Shah of Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston has shown that heart health in older adults is directly correlated with […]

Heart Health This Holiday Season

December 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

The holidays are a time to celebrate with families and friends. Many people choose to gather around a dinner table and share a meal with their loved ones. While some families are conscious of what […]

Red Wine, Type-2 Diabetes, and Heart Health

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Red wine has often been associated with heart health, but what about diabetes…specifically Type-2 diabetes? The answer is yes, diabetic patients do benefit from red wine, but with a few disclaimers. Consuming small amounts of […]

New Tomatoes Packed with Heart-Healthy Antioxidants

December 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Our bodies battle damage due to free radicals on a daily basis. Free radicals cause negative changes that impact how we feel. The most common factor increasing the amount of free radicals is molecule oxidation. […]

Introducing the TelePatch™ by Medicomp

December 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Patients and doctors will soon have a new method for monitoring cardiac health, thanks to advancements in technology developed by Medicomp. TelePatch™ is the latest breakthrough in the world of ECG patches. This innovative product […]