EDUCATIONAL BLOGS – Epic Heart And Vascular

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If Your Echo Result Is Normal, Does That Mean Your Heart Is OK?

Feb 4, 2023

An echocardiogram is typically the first step when trying to identify heart disease. Cardiologists often recommend getting an echo exam when the patient displays signs of irregular heart activity. However, since echocardiograms only read heartbeats and blood flow, the results can be a bit tricky to decipher. It is due to this uncertainty that people […]

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Be Careful Of These 5 Restrictions While Wearing A Holter Monitor

Jan 15, 2023

It’s not easy dealing with a heart condition. It can be scary and overwhelming at the same time. Even more so if you have to wear a cardiac monitoring device. From the bulky recorder to the confusing wires and electrodes stuck to your chest, it’s easy to be taken aback by it all. However, in […]

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How Long Does an EKG Take?

Dec 30, 2022

Chest pain is typically associated with a heart attack. However, frequent chest pain, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, brain fog, and other such symptoms could be pointing at something else entirely. It’s not always related to a heart attack. Although it might seem like you’re going into cardiac arrest, to determine the probable cause, your […]

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Help! There is a Weird Feeling in My Chest, But No Pain!

Dec 15, 2022

Usually, when you’re lying down, your heart is in a resting state. It’s like a wave of calm washes over you, lulling your breathing down to a zen range. But have you ever felt that sudden pang in your heart? That weird dropping feeling in your chest? Even if there is no pain, the sensation […]

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Does Coffee Realy Raise Blood Pressure? Is It Bad For You?

Nov 30, 2022

Who doesn’t like to start their morning with a warm cup of coffee? Perhaps you prefer tea instead? It doesn’t matter what beverage you go for; what matters is the amount of caffeine it contains. Most morning drinks are known for the boost of energy they provide. And where does this boost come from, you […]

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When Should You Be Worried About An Irregular Heartbeat?

Nov 15, 2022

The idea of your heart skipping a beat is typically associated with a romantic notion. But what steps should you take when your heartbeat starts rising, continuously thundering offbeat? A racing heart isn’t exactly uncommon. However, it is a little concerning. That, too, if you keep experiencing it frequently. So, when exactly should you be […]

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4 Eye Symptoms That Could Mean High Cholesterol

Oct 30, 2022

High cholesterol is a serious health issue that affects many people worldwide. It can be caused by excessive consumption of unhealthy foods, leading to the buildup of lipids or fats in the bloodstream. Too much fat in your blood leads to high cholesterol levels and can damage arteries and lead to heart attack, stroke, or […]

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SVC syndrome – Causes and Treatments

Oct 15, 2022

The superior vena cava is the major or biggest vein in the upper body region. Its main purpose is to carry the blood from the head, chest, neck, and arms toward the heart. A superior vena cava syndrome or SVC syndrome is a collection of symptoms that show up when this vein is blocked or […]

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Cardioversion vs Defibrillation – What is The Difference?

Sep 15, 2022

Cardioversion vs defibrillation both has the same endpoint, i.e., to deliver electrical energy towards the heart to shock it momentarily, allowing a normal sinus rhythm to kick in. This is made possible via the heart’s natural pacemaker, also known as the sinoatrial node. Defibrillation Vs Cardioversion Let’s have a look at defibrillation in detail first. […]

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