Heart Health

What is V-Fib? Understanding A Potentially Deadly Heart Rhythm

Ventricular fibrillation, commonly known as V-Fib, is a life-threatening type of arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm. During V-Fib, the heart’s lower chambers (ventricles) quiver uselessly instead of pumping blood. If not properly treated, it can lead to cardiac arrest and death within minutes. Let’s dive deeper into the causes, symptoms and treatment of V-Fib during […]

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AHA Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released its annual update on heart disease and stroke statistics in January 2024. This report provides crucial insights into the state of cardiovascular health in the United States. The 2024 update sheds light on the latest trends, risk factors, and advancements in the prevention and treatment of heart disease […]

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Sleep in the Pandemic: Why and How to Catch Better Z’s

Almost thirteen months to date into the pandemic, a lot of things still look different: drive-thrus are more popular than ever, we’ve realized that we can do almost anything outside, and we know which masks bring out our eyes. But one unfortunate adjustment that many adults have made is that we’ve disrupted our sleep schedules, […]

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Women’s Heart History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to take a look at how heart health in women has evolved over the years. As is the case in many other fields, women have been historically underrepresented in cardiovascular health – both in research and as providers.  The Evolution of Women’s Heart Health Despite the fact […]

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Heart Healthy Habits

What better way to show appreciation for your heart than to practice habits that keep it strong and healthy! Because we have your best interest at heart, we’re going to share some tips and tricks to keep your heart health in check. A healthy diet can do a lot for your heart. The most important […]

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American Heart Month: February 2021

February is American Heart Month! At AED.US, we celebrate hearts all day, every day, but we want you to join us in highlighting heart health this month! February was designated American Heart Month in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, nine years after he suffered a heart attack. That means we’re celebrating our 57th American […]

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February: American Heart Month

February is designated to increase awareness about heart health and urge those around you to take healthy steps towards preventing heart disease.  This month is the perfect time to learn more and get involved in your community. Did you know every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease? Even more shocking, heart […]

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