All about the heart

World Heart Day is an annual event on September 29 that serves as an opportunity to become informed about the risk of heart disease and how to avoid it. Its motto “My Heart, Your Heart” is intended to raise awareness of one’s own heart health and that of others. CardioSecur put together some simple…

In spring, allergy sufferers have a difficult time. Due to the high pollen count, many people are affected by hay fever, which presents with an itching and burning sensation in the eyes and nose, coughing or the presence of allergic asthma. If the symptoms are not treated with various measures,…

March 8 is International Women’s Day and marks an important date for women’s rights worldwide. This important awareness day was established more than 100 years ago, in 1908, by the Socialist Party of America. In 1977, the United Nations declared March 8 as the “United Nations Day for women’s rights…

The heart is often seen simply as an organ that pumps blood throughout the body. However, the heart is actually much more complex, and affects our health and our body as a whole in many ways. In addition to the burden of cardiovascular disease, we strain our health with too much stress, which can…

July 1st, 2017

Guest entry from Dr. Peter Kenedi

The media regularly report incidents in which drivers suffer from a heart attack or become unconscious while at the wheel. For many people, driving means stress. Poor visibility and time pressure cause the heart to race, the hands to sweat and the…

January 10th, 2018

Our heart is a muscle. The heart is strengthened by frequent movement and exercise, just like all the other muscles in our body. The fitter the heart muscle is, the better cardiovascular disease can be prevented. A strong heart can pump more blood throughout the circulation…

June 7th, 2017

To endure a heart attack is a shaping experience. Those affected must often also take lifelong medications. Even when feeling well after a successful cardiac intervention, they should make a conscientious lifestyle change. Our lifestyle is often a decisive cause of a heart attack.…

June 5th, 2017

CardioSecur has developed a HeartAge Calculator. This calculates if your heart age is younger than, older than, or corresponds to your actual age.

How can it be, that your heart age doesn’t match your actual age?
Lifestyle plays a big role in our general state of health. This…

June 1st, 2017

The golden hour is commonly known to relate to a heart attack. But what does this actually mean and what happens to the heart during this period of time?

In a healthy heart, the heart muscle pumps blood throughout the circulation in order to provide the body with oxygen and…

May 17th, 2017

In honor of World Hypertension Day, we have highlighted a few ingredients that can lower blood pressure or help to prevent high blood pressure in the first place. Our goal is to help you strengthen your blood vessels and improve their elasticity. Fruits and vegetables, due to their…

May 2nd, 2017

The German saying “Verliebte ticken gleich” reflects that lovers are in line with each other. There is, in fact, a proven story behind it. The love and togetherness of a couple has various effects on our body, behavior, and even heart.

 

May 1st, 2017

May has been named National Stroke Awareness Month in the United States, with the goal to raise awareness and money for stroke. The UK Stroke Association also organizes their annual campaign Make May Purple for Stroke each May for the same reasons.

Stroke Facts: Did you…

May 1st, 2017

Hearing stories of sudden cardiac death on the sports field are more and more common. The cause among young athletes is most commonly heart muscle diseases, congenital deformities of the coronary arteries or heart muscle inflammation. Two of the most common cardiac diseases causing…

May 30th, 2017

Beer causes not only the head to spin and stumble, but the heart as well. In 2015, a study from the University Clinic in Munich examined 3,028 Oktoberfest visitors. The average age of those studied was 35 years old, with one-third being women. An ECG and blood alcohol level were…

April 13th, 2017

After Lent, Easter is in the starting blocks, and along with it comes the time to feast. The egg is traditionally the main food of Easter and is often coupled with an egg hunt.

The origin of the egg hunt comes from the pagan tradition of gifting one another eggs with good fortunes…

10. April 2017

From April 19th until April 22nd 2017, CardioSecur will be present at the Germany Society of Cardiology’s (DGK) 83rd annual conference in Mannheim. This year’s partner is the Finnish Society of Cardiology. 8,000 participants are expected who will exchange information about their…

March 28th, 2017

CardioSecur will be present at MEDTEC in Stuttgart from April 4th to April 6th, 2017. The event is a trade fair for medical device manufacturers with a focus on technology, networking and innovation. The exhibitors not only have the possibility to present their latest products and…

March 20th, 2017

Guest entry: Dr. Peter Kenedi

On March 4th, 2017, FAFA (the Frankfurt Academy For Arrhythmias), a symposium for heart rhythm disorders, took place for the seventh time in the full lecture hall of the German National Library. This event has been one of the best cardiologic…

March 2nd, 2017

Spring is one of the nicest times of the year, but not for those who suffer from allergies. Hay fever season begins and itching eyes and a running nose start. Few people know, however, that severe allergies impact the immune system and the cardiovascular system as well. The…

CardioSecur will be at the CeBIT 2017 in Hannover!

January 27th, 2017

Under our new section „Heart Experts“ we provide you with important facts regarding your heart health. We are working together with well-respected medical experts to compile interesting information about the heart. If you have a specific topic that you would like to learn more…

July 19th, 2016

Summer. Days become longer, nights shorter. Especially when temperatures remain high at night it can be hard to get enough sleep. This exhausts people. For those suffering from heart disease it poses an additional burden. Often they are confronted with increased fatigue or in some…

July 18th, 2016

Whether or not your heart health is impaired: traveling is good for your heart health!

This is the conclusion of an ongoing trial, which monitors cardiac risk factors since 1948. Men aged between 35 and 57 years were examined in the trial. The trial concluded that the risk of…

May 17th, 2016

With the introduction of our 22-lead ECG at the ESC congress in London in 2015, the number of overlooked infarctions could be reduced dramatically in the future.

According to current statistics the first ECG registered with infarction patients when in hospital are conclusive…

February 17th, 2016

Looks like a heart attack, but is not. Patients who suffer from the Broken-Heart Syndrome show the same symptoms, as heart attack patients. Often doctors recognize only at the cardiac catheterization, that the cause of the shown symptoms is not a blocked coronary artery, but a…

February 9th, 2016

In this form of cardiac arrhythmia, the human heart is no longer able to pump blood. The cause of this dysfunction is a failure in the transmission of the electrical signal which is formed in the sinus node. So-called orbital excitations in the ventricles are created that can…

February 4th, 2016

When the heart gets out of rhythm, and thus, beats too fast, too slow or irregular, one speaks of cardiac arrhythmia.

Normally, the human heart beats 60-80 times per minute (sinus rhythm). The rhythm is defined by the sinus node, which is in the upper part of the right heart…

January 26th, 2016

As of now, CardioSecur Active is also available for chosen Android smartphones.

The mobile ECG system is optimized for the following smartphones with Android operating system:

·      Samsung Galaxy S5, S5 NEO, S4
·      Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, Sony Xperia Z2
·      HTC…

December 10th, 2015

Any questions? Problems? Or do you simply want to give your feedback? From now on you can also contact us via WhatsApp. We are happy to be available for you from Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm.

November 9th, 2015

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in most industrialized countries. At this the acute myocardial infarction (also called heart attack) is the second leading cause of death among cardiovascular diseases.

But how does one recognize a heart attack? Among the…

November 1st, 2015

From 1st until 30th of November 2015 the heart weeks will take place, which are a countrywide awareness campaign initiated by the German heart foundation. The campaign’s objective is to inform patients about a specific heart related topic. This year, the focus lies on coronary…

October 29th, 2015

Due to today’s world stroke day, we dedicate this blog post to the topic: "stroke caused by atrial fibrillation." Atrial fibrillation refers to the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia that may cause the formation of blood clots in the heart. In atrial fibrillation the atria do…

German-French Conference on digital economy 

August 10th, 2015

As of now, the new CardioSecur case is available in our web shop. This case offers enough space for your CardioSecur ECG cable and electrodes. It is very light and thanks to the small size easy to store. Save yourself the annoying search if you want to make a recording and have…

July 12th, 2015

Seemingly healthy but sick: For people with Brugada syndrome the first symptoms can already be fatal.

Although persons affected carry a genetic defect that may lead to the Brugada syndrome since they were born, most still feel healthy. However, appearances are deceiving: The…

CardioSecur ACTIVE wins 2nd prize as Best Medical App at the world’s largest medical trade show.