Survivors of Heart Attacks | Can Ask Meh?

So, my first attack felt like a knife cutting through your whole heart like, you know, in the markets you see how they slice the pork, the liver. That’s how the pain was. It was so terrible and it didn’t go away, so I felt very shivery. You can literally feel ants crawling up, just…

Heart Transplant | Marion’s Story

(calm music)>>I had been feeling very sick for a long time. Finally I asked my parents if I could see their doctor and the minute that doctor looked at me, he said, he knew I was in heart failure and he wanted me to go into the hospital because they thought that I needed a…

“Kawasaki Disease” by Lucy Rubin for OPENPediatrics

Kawasaki Disease by Lucy Rubin and Dr. Lisa DiPietro. Learning Objectives. By the end of this video, the learner will be able to explain the pathophysiology of Kawasaki disease, recognize the clinical features and diagnostic criteria, describe the potential complications and discuss the important steps in managing a child with Kawasaki disease. Introduction. Kawasaki disease…

What Happens When a Virus Hijacks Your Heart?

Myocarditis is a rare condition of the heart that can stem from some common viruses and bacterial infections we’re all familiar with. It often affects young people, has very few symptoms, and goes largely undiagnosed…until the autopsy stage. If this already has your heart racing, you’ll want to stay put. Myocarditis, is kind of a…

How can you detect heart problems early?

Heart disease doesn’t always mean a heart attack. It may mean that you have something wrong with the heart valves or problems with the heart rhythm. It is something that you need to be aware of and detect early and talk to your family doctor or to a cardiologist for an early detection and routine…