Medical Myth – Heart attack pains always start in your chest. 4

Medical Myth – Heart attack pains always start in your chest. 4

Heart attack pains are not always in the chest. Shortness of breath is a very common presentation of heart attack. Other symptoms can include pain in the back, the jaw or the arm. These alternative symptoms are more common in older people and more common …

5 Risk Factors for Heart Disease | Cedars-Sinai

5 Risk Factors for Heart Disease | Cedars-Sinai

We know now the people who have regular sleep are less likely to have coronary disease and we recommend that people sleep at least seven hours ideally eight to nine hours a day. Snoring can be a sign that at night times you’re not getting …

Aortic Valve Disease, Animation

Aortic Valve Disease, Animation

the aortic valve serves to ensure one-way flow of oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the aorta and to the body it opens when the left ventricle contracts and pumps blood and closes when the ventricles refill to prevent blood from flowing back to …

Benefits of Cardiovascular Surgery – Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Benefits of Cardiovascular Surgery – Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Eduardo Esper, MD How surgery can treat coronary heart disease – Understand what will happen if you’re diagnosed with coronary artery disease. Your cardiologist tells you, “I’m sorry, I can’t help you anymore.” You know the physician for a long time, they have sometimes put …

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco …

Cardiovascular Assessment | NCLEX Review 2019

Cardiovascular Assessment | NCLEX Review 2019

Welcome to this video on cardiovascular assessment. We will be looking at the various aspects of assessment that are necessary to get a good overview of a patient’s cardiac condition. It’s important to look at the subjective data or the patient’s point of view and …

A Clearer Picture for Acute Chest Pain

A Clearer Picture for Acute Chest Pain

Traditionally, acute chest pain meant a hospital stay for evaluation, but now patients may have an alternative. I’m Jennifer Dodd and this is a DailyRx Minute. A stress cardiac MRI is a medical imaging technique used to evaluate the blood flow in heart arteries and …

Cardiovascular Examination – Clinical Examination of the Heart

Cardiovascular Examination – Clinical Examination of the Heart

Examination of the Heart Examination of the heart is performed with the patient lying supine and the upper body undressed. Begin with a general inspection which can reveal signs of cardiac illnesses. For example, a thoracotomy scar can indicate a history of cardiac surgery and …

Many Symptoms of Heart Attack and Heart Disease: A Complex Condition

Many Symptoms of Heart Attack and Heart Disease: A Complex Condition

Heart disease is a very broad term. I think most people who think of heart disease think of heart attacks or coronary artery disease, and that certainly is the most common form of heart disease. But it’s certainly much broader than that. It includes things …

Heart Attack Symptoms for Women versus Men

Heart Attack Symptoms for Women versus Men

Hi. I’m Dr. Adrian Preston and I’m a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Specialists of Central Maryland. I specialize in non-invasive cardiology, women’s heart health, and nuclear cardiology. There are differences sometimes in symptoms of heart attacks or angina for women than men and unfortunately, we do …