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An estimated 2 to 6 million Americans have a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. But because AFib doesn’t always display strong symptoms, many of these people don’t know they have it. In this article, the best heart doctors in Bergen County explain why it’s important to know, because having atrial fibrillation…

New Jersey Cardiologists ask: Do you know the symptoms of a heart attack? Many people don’t. Many believe what they’ve seen of people having a heart attack on TV and in movies. You know what I mean, right? A man has intense chest pain and suddenly clutches at his chest and falls over. Well, that…

Key Points Question  Is statin adherence associated with mortality in stable patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD)? Findings  In this cohort study of patients with ASCVD and overall high-statin adherence, we found a graded, inverse association between statin adherence and mortality. This association was observed across patient subgroups and by statin intensity. Meaning  Clinicians should carefully track and…

Hudson County Cardiologists understand. We all loved the end-of-year holidays, right? We looked forward to all the gatherings and parties and being with friends and family. And if your household is like ours, we also looked forward to all of the delicious foods that were served. Most of us put our diet and exercise plans…

Pacemakers are tiny devices placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms. They are commonly used to treat arrhythmias, which are irregular electrical impulses that can cause the heart to beat too quickly, too slowly, or with erratic and dangerous rhythms.  Our cardiology specialists explain. Your heart runs on electricity Your…

Cardiac catheterization is a medical procedure that is used to diagnose and treat heart problems. Since its introduction in clinical application in the 1930s, it has become a staple of heart doctors in the fight against cardiovascular disorders. What exactly does the cardiac catheterization process involve? During cardiac catheterization, a thin guiding wire is introduced…

September 13th, 2017. Hackensack, NY. Cross County Cardiology is announcing the publication of a new article that explains one of the most valuable tests used in the practice of Cross County Cardiology. According to these New Jersey heart doctors, an electrocardiogram (or EKG) can help them diagnose potential problems with your heart’s electrical activity. Dr….

August 24th, 2017. Hackensack, NJ.  Cross County Cardiology has published a new article about how to eat a more “heart-healthy” diet, but without feeling deprived. According to these top cardiologists in Bergen County, eating foods that are better for the heart should be a wonderful culinary adventure, not a form of torture. These Bergen County…

Many people about to seek vein treatment in Hackensack for the first time have questions about what to expect in their first appointment. Having had medical tests that required them to fast for some time beforehand, or to run on treadmills or otherwise exercise when they’re not used to it, or undergo painful and invasive…

Peripheral artery disease is a condition where narrowed arteries cause a reduction of blood flow to the extremities, most frequently the legs. The narrowing of the arteries from fatty deposits is called atherosclerosis. The most common symptom of peripheral artery disease is a cramping pain in the legs, thighs, calves, or hips when walking or…

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