Heart Health News

Vitamins and Your Heart’s Health

September 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Television commercials make it seem as if taking a multivitamin is the answer to all your health needs. Is this true, or are vitamin supplements simply a creative marketing ploy? The portable cardiac monitor company, [...]

What to Know About Your Heart

July 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Most people understand the basic principles of how the heart works: blood pumps into the heart, which squeezes the blood throughout the body. But how exactly does the heart pump? How many times will it [...]

Assessing Your Heart Health

June 11th, 2019|0 Comments

No matter your age, it’s always a good idea to understand how your heart works. Take a few minutes during your next yearly exam to ask the nurse what your blood pressure and pulse are, [...]

Aspirin and Your Heart

May 14th, 2019|0 Comments

The American Heart Association has long recommended a low-dose aspirin daily for anyone wishing to prevent a heart attack or stroke. This precautionary measure kept blood clots from forming, which reduced the amount and severity [...]

Stress and Your Heart

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Everyone experiences stress. Knowing that you have things to do during the day means you have to be out of bed to complete those tasks. Medicomp, the ambulatory cardiac monitor company, knows stress is inevitable, [...]

Fad Diets and Your Heart

February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

With every new year comes a fascinating new diet that will miraculously increase your energy level as you lose weight. But how effective are these diets, and how do they affect your heart? Medicomp, the [...]

Tracking Heart Rate Variability

November 5th, 2018|0 Comments

For decades, scientists and physicians have been tracking heart health by recording blood pressure and heart rate readings. But within the last 20 years, another factor has shown to be an accurate indicator of fitness [...]

Remembering to Take Medication

October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

To stay healthy, you visit your doctor regularly. You try to eat whole foods and have started exercising. Your doctor gave you a prescription for two types of medication; one you take in the morning [...]

Vitamin D’s Effect on Heart Health

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Vitamin D has long been recognized as promoting healthy bones, but a recent study has recently linked vitamin D with cardiovascular health. In particular, those with low levels of vitamin D were more likely to [...]

Using Your Phone to Track Your Health

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Medicomp, the portable cardiac monitor specialists, has a long history of combining technology with health care. Recent innovations in cell phone apps have given a large population access to physicians and centralized recordkeeping to help [...]

Unusual Heart Attack Signs

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

It has been well documented that radiating pain in the left arm and constricting chest pain are signs of a heart attack. However, some people show uncommon symptoms when suffering a heart attack. Medicomp, your [...]

How Pets Help Your Heart

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that about half of Americans have at least one of the following three risk factors for heart disease: smoking, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Diet [...]

What Happens After a Heart Attack?

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that every year 790,000 Americans suffer a heart attack with 580,000 of those being the patient's first attack. When an individual is released from the hospital [...]