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What is a Stress Test & Why Do You Need to Get One? Posted by Brookhaven Heart

While our bodies are equipped to handle stressors (both mental and physical) that negatively affect our heart, prolonged occurrences can lead to numerous health issues, including increased blood pressure or other underlying heart conditions. If you have or are currently experiencing irregularities or concerns with your heart, then your cardiologist might suggest a stress test to diagnose certain medical conditions. With this diagnosis, they can then suggest preventative health measures that you can implement on a daily basis. What Happens

Cardiologist with patient
How To Make Your Own Stress Management Plan Posted by Brookhaven Heart

Most people work tirelessly. They forego vacation time or sick days to make sure they receive a paycheck each week. So much hard work makes people stressed. They don’t have a chance to relax or enjoy social events. Crafting a stress management plan is the first step in protecting your heart. The following ideas can help reduce your stress levels and lead to a healthier heart. Tackling the Issues There’s a reason you’re stressed, whether it’s due to work or a notable

Hypertension
Hyptertension – Symptoms and Treatments Posted by Brookhaven Heart

Currently, in the US, about 75 million people are suffering from hypertension, with many dying of hypertension-related cardiovascular disease than any other disease or illness known to man. In recent years, around one-third of everyone over the age of 20 had hypertension, based on their high blood pressure tests and medication requirements. Controlling hypertension has become a priority in the country by the Million Hearts Initiative, which aims to prevent one-million heart attacks and strokes by the end of 2017.

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Clinical Effects of Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) Posted by Brookhaven Heart

Chronic renal failure, also commonly referred to as chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual decrease in function in the kidneys. Your kidney is known for filtering out waste and excessive fluids from the blood, which are all then excreted through urine. With chronic renal failure, however, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes, and waste begin to build up in the body. During the early stages of the disease, there may be few symptoms or signs. Brookhaven Heart is happy to provide information