What is a Stress Test?

Hello my name is Greg Putra, manager cardiopulmonary diagnostics in cardiac and pulmonary rehab here at Allegiance Health. Today we’re going to be talking about cardiac stress testing. The indication for cardiac stress testing is to look at the physiologic effects of your heart. We want to look at the rate at which your heart…

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to…

Meet Our Team | Dr. Chris Mecoli

(soft calming music) – Hello, my name is Dr. Chris Mecoli and I’m a Rheumatologist in the Division of Rheumatology here in Baltimore, Maryland. My main areas of interest are two rare conditions. One is inflammatory myositis. The other is scleroderma, otherwise known as systemic sclerosis. Within these diagnoses there are conditions such as dermatomyositis,…

Treating your high blood pressure

“Mark: We are back with Dr. Jeff Harp from Highland Family Medicine continuing our conversation on blood pressure. Doctor, good to see you. Dr. Harp: Thank you. Mark: All right, remind us, what numbers called prehypertension. Those numbers move a little bit. Recently we adjusted them down because we realized it is better for people…

NINR Director’s Lecture – Dr. Taylor

[music playing]>>Patricia Grady: And welcome to our second NINR Director’s Lecture of the year. We’re very pleased to have you here this afternoon, and also admiring of the fact that you have braved the weather out there. And some of you have flown in from around the country, and that’s always tricky in this area…