Heart Disease

Annual American Heart Association Heart Walk
Millions are affected by heart disease, the number one cause of death in the U.S. Join in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk, show your support and raise funds to fight this disease. The walk is Saturday, May 18, 2019 on the Ocean City Boardwalk.
Bye to High Blood Pressure Meds?
Worldwide there are over 1 billion people with hypertension, and this number is expected to grow to 1.5 billion in a few years. Hypertension has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, vascular disease and stroke.
The 6 Warning Signs of a Stroke
May is Stroke Month. About 800,000 people in the U.S. have stroke every year, that is about one every 40 seconds. It is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States, and 3rd leading cause of death for African Americans.
Reduce Edema (excessive swelling) with Compression Therapy
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…
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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