Heart

Learn Your Heart Disease Risk
Most of us use calculators for everyday math problems, but The American Heart Association and The Mayo Clinic have created a heart disease risk calculator that can give us an a percentage of how likely we are to get cardiovascular disease. It only takes a few minutes and it is a great way to be awar…
New Treatment Options for Serious Condition
An aortic aneurysm is a bulging of the aorta, the main artery in our body that extends from our heart to our abdomen. Aortic aneurysms can weaken the aorta and increase the risk of a rupture, causing extensive internal bleeding.  Unless treated immediately, they can lead to …
Reduce Swelling With Compression Therapy
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When the heart weakens and pumps blood less effectively, fluid can slowly build up, creating leg edema. If fluid buildup occurs rapidly, fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) can develop. If there is heart failure of the right side of the heart, oftentimes e…
Local AEDs Save Lives
An Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, is an important piece of equipment that can be used by anyone to save lives. The AtlantiCare Red Dress Reception is a great event that helps increase awareness of heart disease as it raises funds funds to place AEDs in our community. Robin Stoloff talk…

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