Author: New Jersey Cardiology Associates

Heart Disease Can Lead To A Stroke: What To Know

Many people who have heart disease don’t have regular signs that their heart is not doing its job. However, about one million Americans die each year from a stroke or other cardiovascular conditions. Keep reading to determine if you should pay more attention to your heart health. Heart disease can lead to a stroke: what to know.

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Smartwatch Says Irregular Heartbeat. Should I See A Doctor?

Smartwatches entered our lives and culture less than a decade ago, and Apple and Fitbit continue to improve the technology offered in these wearable devices. Having electrocardiogram capability (ECG) is but one valuable tool to help monitor heart rhythm. So if my smartwatch says irregular heartbeat, should I see a doctor?

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Understanding Your Heart Scan Results

A heart scan evaluates the health of your blood vessels. It tells your doctor how much calcified plaque is in your coronary arteries and your risk of developing heart disease or a heart attack in the near future. It is a CT scan that takes 10 minutes to perform, requires no needles, dyes, or medications, but understanding your heart scan results might save your life.

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Importance of Establishing Your Baseline Through Heart Health Screenings

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women worldwide. Preventative cardiology, and preventive healthcare in general, has become more acceptable as a way to diagnose and treat disease. Risk factors for heart disease can go undetected without regular heart checkups and screenings. Don’t underestimate the importance of establishing your baseline through heart health screenings. It could save your life.

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How Electrophysiology Transformed Heart Rhythm Disorder Care

Someone in the US has a heart attack every 40 seconds, and heart disease is responsible for one fourth of deaths in the US every year. Electrophysiology is a subspecialty to treat irregular heart rhythms. Let’s discover how electrophysiology transformed heart rhythm disorder care.

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