Cardiac / Heart Health

Cardiac / Heart Health

Know Your Heart: Anatomy 101

What's the heart made up of and how does the heart work? Understanding how your heart functions and contributes to your entire body can go a long way in helping you appreciate the hardest-working muscle in your body.

Cardiac / Heart Health

6 Ways to Avoid Heart Disease

You know how important your heart is. Are you treating it with the care it deserves? Many people don’t realize that their daily habits and lifestyles can overwork and damage their hearts. If you are not leading a heart-friendly lifestyle, it’s time to take better care of your heart and yourself. Start with these changes.

Cardiac / Heart Health

The ‘Silent’ (Yet Potentially Deadly) Heart Attack: What You Should Know

A typical heart attack occurs when there is a blockage of one of the arteries that supplies blood to the heart and is usually signaled by chest pain, nausea and diaphoresis – an exaggerated form of sweating. “However, tell-tale signs aren’t always present,” adds Dr. Sayanlar. This, the Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group and Hackensack University Medical Center physician says, is known as a ‘silent’ heart attack.