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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…

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…

October 12th, 2017. Hackensack, NJ. Cross County Cardiology, a state-of-the-art vein center in New Jersey is announcing the publication of a new article that discusses how they take advantage of advanced technology to treat vein disease. According to these New Jersey vascular doctors, these technological advances are an important aspect of modern vein care, one…

In the field of vascular medicine, staying “state of the art” is an ever-changing challenge. Only a few years ago the only way to permanently remove varicose veins was a surgical procedure called vein stripping, which required hospitals, general anesthesia and surgical incisions (with their associated dangers), long recovery periods, and possible scarring. Today, varicose…

At our New Jersey vein clinic, we would love to tell you that we now know so much about reducing the risk factors for vein disease that we can successfully prevent it. No more varicose veins, no more chronic venous insufficiency, and no more deep vein thrombosis or deaths caused by it. We’d love to…

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….

An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that is used by a New Jersey cardiologist to check for problems in the electrical activity of your heart. An EKG translates the heart’s electrical impulses and displays them as line tracings on paper. Your doctor will then examine the waves (spikes and dips) on the EKG…

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…

OK, you’ve been told by your family doctor or one of the top cardiologists in Bergen County that you have high blood pressure, or that you are otherwise at high risk of developing heart disease. Among the other lifestyle changes they’ve prescribed for you, like stopping smoking and getting more exercise, these doctors have suggested…

July 28th, 2017. Bergen, NJ. Cross County Cardiology released an article in which they discuss a very common problem – leg pain and swelling. According to the Bergen County-based center, this condition is often caused by untreated vein disease. These New Jersey vein specialists say that the best way to find out for sure is…

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