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Leadless pacemaker expands treatment options for abnormal heart rhythm patients

November 11, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
It wasn’t what Kenneth Kasch expected. He went to Elmhurst Hospital with a very painful UTI and left with a unique leadless pacemaker implanted in...
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Know the signs of a heart attack

October 28, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Heart attacks affect men and women, and can occur in people of all ages, so it’s important to know the warning signs.
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Food as fuel before, during and after a workout

October 12, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
As you get ready to hit the gym or running trail, don’t forget to feed your body to give it the fuel it needs before, during and after your workout.
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Know your numbers: Why you should keep tabs on your cholesterol

October 07, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Your cholesterol reading is a mix of the levels of HDL, LDL and triglycerides found in your blood.
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Could you have peripheral arterial disease?

September 29, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, or a buildup of plaque inside the veins.
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Know your target heart rate for exercise

September 21, 2020
The best way to find your target heart rate is to subtract your age from 220. That’s the number you’ll work from when determining your target heart...
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