What Are the Reasons for Heart Problems?

Heart problems are more common than we think. This applies to both young and old individuals. These issues don’t apply to a specific demographic. In fact, there’s data showing afib in young people is very widespread. The most common forms of alteration in heart rhythm is fast, irregular, or slow heartbeats.  There are ways to […]

How To Plan Your Diet To Help Manage Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (or AFib)  is a heart condition which causes the heart’s upper chambers pulse at a rapid and sometimes irregular pace, resulting in an irregular heart rhythm. Although some people with AFib experience no symptoms, it is a very serious condition. AFib can raise your risk of stroke and heart failure. For people who […]

When And How You Should Measure Your Heart Rate

Even though it’s something that few of us pay close attention to, your heart rate is an important indicator of your overall health.  Modern heart rate monitoring devices are now widely available to the public in the form of consumer grade electronics. These technologies empower consumers to keep a closer focus on their health by […]

What Is Hypertension?

Hypertension is a somewhat fancy word for something you’ve probably already heard of: high blood pressure. Hypertension is one of the most common medical conditions faced by modern people. It is so common that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates as many as 1 in 3 American adults have hypertension. For most people, hypertension […]

How To Lower Your Blood Pressure With Lifestyle Changes

High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions in the modern world. As many as 80 million Americans over the age of 20 suffer from high blood pressure — nearly 1 in 3 people. Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure can eventually lead to serious medical conditions, including congestive heart failure. […]

How to Diagnose Your Heart Disorders Using ECG or EKG Monitor

If a doctor suspects that your heart is having issues, they may recommend that you get an electrocardiogram, which is usually referred to either an EKG or ECG. This test is meant to record the electrical signals being sent out when your heart is beating, and the test can detect multiple kinds of heart problems. […]

Things you should do when you travel with medical conditions

There are many medical conditions that impact your life. But that doesn’t mean you should forego the chance to travel. Exploring the world is a great way to spend time with loved ones and enrich your own life. The fact that you have a medical condition shouldn’t necessarily keep you from living life to the […]

What Happens During the EKG Monitoring Procedure?

Electrocardiography-Monitor

An EKG or electrocardiogram is a type of heart test that tracks your heart’s electrical activity and shows it on a screen as a moving line or records it on moving paper. Doctors use EKGs to analyze the rhythm of the heart, detect abnormalities and check for cardiac issues that could cause severe health problems […]