Hudson County cardiologists Archives - Cross County Cardiology

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…

You don’t have to tell our Hudson County Cardiologist that a stroke is one of the most catastrophic events that can happen to the human brain. Modern medical techniques increase the possibility of surviving a stroke if doctors are able to provide clot-busting drugs or provide other forms of intervention during the first few minutes…

Heart disease is still the #1 cause of death in America, but stroke is not far behind, at #3. 800,000 Americans have strokes every year; of these, 75% are first attacks, while 25% are recurrent attacks. In addition, many people have “mini-strokes” (transient ischemic attacks, or TIAs) which do not produce the full symptoms of…

Hackensack vein expert

Here’s a quick quiz for you – if you are 50 years old, what is your “heart age?” If your immediate answer was, “The same age I am – 50, of course,” it’s likely that you are wrong. Your “heart age” can be – and in many cases is – different from your calendar age….

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