Twynsta is Used To Treat High Blood Pressure – Overview

Twynsta is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. It is a combination product that contains two medications: telmisartan, an ARB, and amlodipine, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, with or without food. Common side effects include swelling, dizziness, and back pain….

Williams syndrome

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Williams syndrome, also known as Williams-Beuren syndrome, is named after Dr. J. C. P. Williams who first described it….

What is a Stroke? Animated Explanation Video

Hello, in this HealthSketch we want to talk to you about stroke. It’s a bit of an odd name, stroke. It certainly has nothing to do with tennis strokes, swimming strokes or brush strokes. The word stroke comes from the idea receiving a ‘strike’ or ‘blow’ as that is how quickly strokes appear – all…

An Osmosis Video: Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Explained

Heart failure’s used to describe a point at which the heart can’t supply enough blood to meet the body’s demands. This can happen in two ways, either the heart’s ventricles can’t pump blood hard enough during systole, called systolic heart failure, or not enough blood fills the ventricles during diastole, called diastolic heart failure. In…

Alcoholism – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Alcohol is one of the most widely used psychoactive substances in the world, and has been a part of different cultures for hundreds of years. Drinking alcohol can have serious harmful consequences, it’s been linked to various cancers, gastrointestinal diseases, and metabolic problems. Over time, regular use of alcohol can lead to alcohol dependence and…

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Risk Factors

Pulmonary arterial hypertension PAH risk factors understanding pulmonary arterial hypertension PAH pulmonary arterial hypertension PAH occurs when the arteries in the lungs have elevated blood pressure and the right side of the heart has to work harder to pump Blood to the lungs over time as the heart must continue to work harder the muscle…