Results for "Heart Health"

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Electrocardiograms (EKGs): When You Need Them and When You Don’t
Has your heart ever skipped a beat or fluttered? There are a lot of odd things that our heart can do when we are stressed, scared and even in love. But...
Feb 25
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How CardioMEMS Helps People with Heart Failure Stay Healthy
Heart failure is a serious health issue for a lot of Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 6.2 million U.S....
Dec 09
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Don’t Drive Yourself to the Hospital During a Heart Attack
“Tough” is a dad who stubs his toe on the door jamb and doesn’t say a word. “Self-reliant” is a mother that carries all the grocery bags (in one trip)...
Nov 18
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6 Health Monitoring Tools Every Home Should Have
Data, data, data! If there’s one thing the modern world can’t get enough of, it’s information. The same is true for the health industry. Over the last...
Nov 08
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What You Need to Know About Your Blood Oxygen Level
Before 2020, you probably didn’t think much about your blood oxygen levels. Maybe there was a time you got sick or needed surgery, and a health professional...
Oct 22
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Will an Aspirin a Day Really Keep a Heart Attack Away?
Will an aspirin a day keep a heart attack at bay? The answer: It depends. If you’ve had a heart attack or stroke, or are at high risk for one (and not...
Oct 17
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Feeling Lightheaded? Learn About Hypotension
Your couch isn’t exactly a roller coaster and your living room isn’t an amusement park. But when you stood up too fast the other day, you almost fell over...
Oct 13
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Could Your Young Athlete Need a Heart Screening after COVID-19?
Parents of youth athletes have a lot on their minds. “Have they eaten? Did I wash their uniform? What time is practice? Tie your shoes!” In case that wasn’t...
Oct 08
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7 Ways to Lower Your Sodium Intake
As Americans, we sure do love our salt. From processed foods like potato chips and pretzels to salad dressings and pastas, adults take in an average of...
Sep 21
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Understanding the Treatment Options for Chronic AFib
The heartbeat is like an orchestra conductor, keeping time and pace with your daily activity. Your organs are like the musicians, all playing perfectly...
Sep 14