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High-Intensity Cardiac Rehabilitation Helps Marlboro Mom Return to Active Life

By |2024-05-10T08:42:30-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Cardiology, Health A-Z, Patient Stories|Tags: , , , |

Vicky Vydra, a 37-year-old mother of two from Marlboro, was an avid runner, skier, and scuba diver. When she developed a persistent headache, she was shocked that tests revealed she had a hole in her heart. After four weeks of debilitating headaches, Vicky visited her primary care physician, who [...]

Breathing Easier with Pulmonary Rehabilitation

By |2024-05-10T08:42:40-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Cardiology, Health A-Z, Patient Stories|Tags: , , |

For about a year, Sandy Gordon of Colts Neck had labored breathing when performing tasks such as climbing stairs, and just thought it was part of the aging process. When her breathing didn’t improve, she visited Kenneth D. Barofsky, MD, board-certified internal medicine physician and on staff at CentraState and [...]

Leon’s Cardiac Catheterization Detects 90% Blockage

By |2024-05-10T08:43:12-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Cardiology, Health A-Z, Patient Stories|Tags: , , |

Leon Rozenblat, 56, hadn’t been feeling well despite four stents his cardiologist had inserted and normal stress test results. Leon was experiencing a sense of pressure on his chest, constant fatigue, flushing and severe headaches. Unable to drive back to his cardiologist on Long Island, Leon made an appointment, at his wife’s urging, [...]

The Link Between Migraines and Women’s Heart Disease

By |2024-05-10T08:17:04-04:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Cardiology, Women’s Health|Tags: , , , , |

By James Ware, MD The agony of a migraine headache is debilitating on its own, but can it also be the sign of something more dangerous? Recent studies have found that the risk of heart disease and stroke are increased in women who suffer from migraines. While the [...]

Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Program at CentraState

By |2024-05-10T08:17:08-04:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Cardiology, Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

By Robert Pedowitz, DO Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with a staggering one in three deaths caused by heart attacks and strokes–according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As a result, the CDC in conjunction with the [...]

Common Medical Conditions That Put You at Higher Risk for Stroke

By |2024-05-10T08:17:01-04:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Cardiology, Neuroscience|Tags: , , |

By James A. Ware, Jr., MD A 49-year-old male with diabetes and high blood pressure arrived at CentraState Medical Center’s Emergency Department by ambulance with rapidly fluctuating stroke symptoms. In seconds, he had lost all strength in his right side and was unable to speak. The Primary [...]


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