Food as Medicine | Michael Greger, M.D. | TEDxSedona

Translator: Steven Litrov Reviewer: Lalla Khadija Tigha On a personal note, this is a picture of me taken around the time that my grandmother was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease and sent home to die. She already had so many bypass surgeries, basically run out of plumbing, confined to a wheel chair, crushing chest pain….

Sarah Says: Preventing hypertension

pretty difficult being an adult in the UK these days, you feel like you’re being lectured about your health all the time the problem we got is that many of the risk factors for heart attack and stroke which are still between them the commonest killers in the UK today are preventable, but the real…

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain?

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain? You might already know that high blood pressure isn’t good for your heart but did you know that it isn’t good for your brain either? If your blood pressure stays high over time it may increase your risk of developing dementia Let’s think about it your brain…

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Animation.

Atrial septal defect, or ASD, is a congenital heart defect in which blood flows abnormally between the two atria of the heart. Normally, the atria are separated by a wall called the interatrial septum. In ASD patients, this septum is defective allowing blood flow between the two chambers. During fetal development, when the interatrial septum…

Mudbug March stomps out pulmonary hypertension

A MUDBUG MARCH IN NEW ORLEANS TODAY TO STOMP OUT PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. DOZENS OF PEOPLE SPENT THEIR SUNDAY AT CITY PARK FOR A 1-MILE WALK SILENT AUCTION, MUSIC AND FOOD. THE EVENT WAS IN HONOR OF CHELSEA YATES, WHO WAS DIAGNOSED WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AT JUST 15-YEARS-OLD AND DIED 11 YEARS LATER, IN 2011. TO…

UM study challenges current blood pressure guidelines

LEFT LANE WITH SPEEDS CLOCKING IN AT 22 MILES PER HOUR. Janine: TOPPING TODAY’S HEALTH NEWS THE LATEST RESEARCH OUT OF UNIVERSITIES OF MIAMI MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IS CHALLENGING CURRENT BLOOD PRESSURE GUIDELINES. LOCAL10 MEDICAL SPECIALIST KRISTI KRUEGER HAS DETAILS ON THEIR FINDINGS. Kristi: SOME BIG CHANGES AND CONTROVERSY WHEN IT COMES TO BLOOD…

Nitroglycerin: Explosive Heart Medication

[Theme song] Imagine a substance so potent that depending on how you use it, it could blow you to pieces, or it could save your life. This stuff exists, and you’ve probably heard of it. It’s called nitroglycerin. Nitroglycerin was first discovered in 1847 by an Italian chemist named Ascanio Sobrero, who was experimenting with…