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It’s All About Diet

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Tips for Eating Healthier for Your Heart You’ve heard it over and over again: eat well, eat healthy. But what does eating ‘healthy’ look like? With easy access to fast food and processed goods, it is more difficult than ever to get balanced nutrition. This is evident by the generally declining health of society. Recent research suggests that many of Continue Reading →

Are You At Risk of a Stroke?

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Here Are Key Risk Factors Stroke and heart disease are the greatest killers in America. Imagine that. The greatest causes of death in the United States stem largely from preventable conditions. Over the last 30 years diagnosis of heart disease and associated risks has exploded. Americans are more unhealthy than ever, and many lifestyle choices are posing distinct threats to Continue Reading →

Life After a Stroke

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Why Stroke Prevention is so Important Out of all the medical emergencies that plague America, stroke is one of the most devastating, and the most common. The Center for Disease Control estimates that 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year. One person dies from a stroke every four minutes. Although this number is staggering, the vast majority of stroke patients Continue Reading →

The History of Heart Treatments

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Wow, We’ve Come a Long Way Even from ancient times mankind has mused and pondered over the heart as an organ. Believe it or not, civilization hasn’t always had a strong understanding of the heart’s basic functions or its relationship with the rest of the body. Today we will discuss the history of heart treatment, the understanding of the heart Continue Reading →

What is an Occluder?

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Learn About the Future of Stroke Prevention The medical field is exploding with exciting discoveries and new innovations that promise to extend lifespans and fight the leading cause of death in the U.S.: heart disease. Chances are though you haven’t ever heard the word ‘occluder’ before. Today we will discuss what an LAA occluder is and the significance it plays Continue Reading →

Your Heart is Amazing

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Things you Never Knew About Your Heart The human body is made up of trillions of cells and nearly a dozen major body systems that help the body function. Each system is unique, but today we would like to particularly focus on the circulatory system and the organ that makes it function: the heart. The heart combined with inventions like Continue Reading →

It’s a Numbers Game

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Breaking Down Stroke Statistics in the U.S. Heart disease and stroke are leading causes of death in the United States. Most people know that stroke is an issue, but the associated risks and statistics are widely unknown. Today we will discuss how stoke is an issue in the country and how the Coherex LAA occluder can be a solution to Continue Reading →

Top Nonprofits That Fight Heart Disease

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Giving Credit To Other Heart Heroes Heart disease is no small issue. In the United States alone heart disease is the leading cause of death among adults, over cancer and automobile accidents. An estimated 600,000 people die each year in the U.S. from heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control, that’s about 1 in every 4 deaths nationally. Continue Reading →

Heart-Healthy Dishes for Summer

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Treat Your Heart Right With Healthy Food Well, it’s summertime. We’ve discussed how to make your heart healthier and ways you can promote that. With an LAA Occluder, you have already made important steps to reducing your risk of stroke. However, diet is always a powerful way to ensure that you remain healthy and reduce your risk of heart attack Continue Reading →

What Causes Strokes?

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Be Educated and Be Proactive Ok, so you have atrial fibrillation and know that you have a higher risk for a stroke. With an LAA Occluder you can reduce that risk, but do you know how exactly it works? Today we will discuss briefly what causes strokes and how an LAA Occluder reduces your chances of having a stroke. A Continue Reading →

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