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As cardiology specialists in NJ, one of the questions we are often asked by our patients is, “What can I do to improve my own circulatory health?” And it’s a good question, because sadly three of the major risk factors contributing to both arterial and venous disease we can’t do anything about. Those three are…

It is no secret that heart care specialists in Hackensack (and around the world) encourage exercise as a way to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. The American Heart Association encourages thirty minutes of moderate exercise five times a week to stay healthy. However, knowing that exercise is important…

January 10th, 2018. Hackensack, NJ. Cross County Cardiology is announcing a new guide to the most common risk factors for heart disease. The cardiology specialists in Hackensack explain that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for American adults and encourage patients to have a thorough understanding of whether they are at…

Coronary heart disease occurs when a waxy substance known as plaque builds up on artery walls, depriving the heart of the oxygen rich blood it needs. This reduced blood flow can cause chest pain and may lead to a heart attack. According to the CDC, over 600,000 Americans die of heart disease every year. Are…

Bulging, ropy, and discolored, varicose veins are a sign of poor vein health. They can also negatively impact a person’s aesthetics and self esteem. If you are suffering from varicose veins you probably have many questions. One of the queries that vein experts in Hackensack hear most often is “can arteries become varicose as well…

You know your food choices can have an impact on your waistline, but did you know that your diet can have an equally large effect on your heart health? Choosing heart healthy foods can help make sure your cardiovascular system runs at its best, helping reduce your risk factors for heart disease and stroke. A…

Doctors play such an integral role in a person’s health and life, yet most people do not take the time to get to know the actual person behind the white coat. The key to getting the most out of your vein care in Hackensack might actually rest in having a good working relationship with your…

November 29th, 2017. Hackensack, NJ. Cross County Cardiology, a Hackensack vein center, is pleased to announce the publication of a new guide to swollen legs and ankles. This guide, written by NJ vein expert Dr. Rick Pumill, is designed to educate the public about the causes and treatments of swollen legs and ankles. The vein…

How do your legs and ankles feel at the end of the day? If you’re like millions of Americans suffering from vein disease, they feel achy, tired, and uncomfortably swollen. Swelling in the legs and ankles can happen for a number of reasons and can signify many different problems. Some of these causes, such as…

At best, leg pain is a nuisance, although it can make life unbearable if the discomfort is severe enough. No matter whether you experience light discomfort or debilitating pain in your legs due to vein disease, there is a vein expert in Hackensack with the tools, know-how, and experience to help you achieve results fast….

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