Heart Health News

How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart Health?

December 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Many people know that a lack of sleep affects your heart, there’s more to it than how many hours you sleep at night. The wearable cardiac monitor experts at Medicomp bring you this information regarding […]

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 […]

How Fitness Trackers May Change Patient Treatment

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

As technology continues to advance, more and more devices are being invented to help patients improve their overall health. Fitness trackers are designed to do just that, and the latest models are even capable of […]

American Heart Month: Stress Management and Your Health

February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The American Heart Association warns that stress can wreak havoc on the body by causing issues such as ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and even hypertension. The Heart Foundation also points out that allowing your […]

New Finding in the Genetic Link Between Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The Alzheimer’s Association lists Alzheimer’s Disease as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; it affects more than 5.5 million individuals. Currently, there is no cure for this disease that affects a […]

Heart Health and the Vegan Diet

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

According to the Texas Heart Institute, heart failure is something that happens gradually. It is possible to go years without experiencing a symptom. That’s why it is so important to understand and mitigate your risk […]

Avocados & Bananas: Why They’re Good For Your Heart

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

WebMD reports that one of the most important things you can do to prevent heart disease is to begin implementing a heart-healthy diet. This includes fruits and vegetables, like avocados and bananas. The experts at […]

How Gender Correlates to Heart Health

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in four deaths is a result of heart disease. Although the organization goes on to point out that heart disease is the leading cause […]

Chocolate and Heart Health: The Good and the Bad

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

According to Statista, consumers within the United States have increased their spending on chocolate with a reported 22.4 billion in sales during 2017. Medicomp, creators of top-notch Holter monitoring equipment, began to ask ourselves a […]

Determining the Relationship between Heart Health and Red Meat

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

More than 22,000 Americans die from cardiovascular disease every day, giving it the title of the number one cause of death. The sharp, recent increase in heart disease can very possibly be reduced if a […]

Men: Protect Your Heart With These Simple Activities

June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The American Heart Association reports that one out of every three adult males suffers from some form of cardiovascular disease. Medicomp, leaders in mobile cardiac monitoring, wants to point out that it has never been […]

What to Expect While Wearing a Holter, Event, or MCT Monitor

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

According to the American Heart Association, the average person has a heart that beats 100,000 times per day. Should you discover that your heart beats faster or slower than this, or at an irregular pace, […]

4 Changes You Can Make to Prevent Stroke

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

May happens to be Stroke Awareness Month, which is a great reminder about how important heart health really is. Medicomp features top-of-the-line Holter monitoring equipment that will give your doctor an accurate picture of the […]

Celebrate World Health Day with These 4 Changes

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

April 7, 2017, is World Health Day, but, as Americans, we should be aware of our heart health every day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause […]