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What is a Holter Monitor? Posted by Brookhaven Heart

You may have seen a Holter monitor before, but have no idea what it does or why it is used. Holter monitors are incredible medical devices that are used if a patient is suspected to have arrhythmia in their heart. Arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat that’s due to experiencing abnormal electrical impulses. These impulses begin in the right atrium of the heart and work their way to all of the ventricles – this process creates a heartbeat. There are many

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Can Stress Cause Heart Problems? Posted by Brookhaven Heart

Stress is the culprit behind an innumerable number of health issues. Stress is a natural response, but it’s also something to pay attention to – we don’t want to let it get out of hand. Stress can have a substantial impact on your heart, so addressing its personal causes for you is going to improve your quality of life and long-term health. Plus, when you are in a calmer state of mind, you are undoubtedly going to notice a change

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How Diet and Exercise Can Help You Have a Healthy Heart Posted by Brookhaven Heart

We’re sorry to break it to you, but hold on – the best way to keep a healthy heart all throughout your life and into your older years is… a good diet and exercise! We are passionate about having vibrant hearts that are strong, allowing us to be active with our friends and loved ones. Here is how dieting and exercising can help you have a healthy heart. Hear us as we share these tips – they are not hard, and

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The Importance of Maintenance Service for Your Pacemaker Posted by Brookhaven Heart

Doctors give patients pacemakers when the electrical wiring of the heart fails and leads to blackouts or profound fatigue. They place the tiny but very important device in the patient’s chest. There, it provides the needed impulses to maintain proper heart function. Usually, a pacemaker will last for many years. However, if you want it to last for more than five, maintenance is essential. Every pacemaker runs out of battery or malfunctions eventually, but regular maintenance can extend its lifespan