Cardiac emergencies are an incredibly common occurrence. Each year, 475,000 Americans die from a cardiac arrest and another 805,000 have a heart attack. This threat is so prevalent that heart disease-related complications are one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
“I thought I fell asleep and just fell on the floor.” That’s what Gary Devol, 70, said of his first sudden cardiac arrest experience. Thankfully he was wearing the ZOLL LifeVest, a wearable defibrillator that can provide a constant safeguard against sudden cardiac death. LifeVest is designed to detect a life-threatening rapid heart rhythm and […]
The blood circulatory system is a vital part of our body. Its role is to deliver nutrients alongside oxygen to our cells and vital organs. We need to have healthy blood circulation in order to fight infections, to stabilize our body temperature and to ensure our bodies function properly. Many of the primary functions will […]
Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to all areas of your body. If an artery weakens a balloon like bulge can develop. This bulge is an aneurysm. You may have an aneurysm and have no symptoms or knowledge of it. Aneurysms can occur in any arteries but most aneurysms occur in the aorta. […]