Symptoms and Complications of Hypertension with Farzana Khan, MD

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the regions fastest ER wait times. – Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four Americans, and if elevated enough, requires immediate treatment. Doctor Farzana Khan describes the symptoms of a hypertensive emergency. – Headache, severe headache, chest pain,…

Depression Rx Might Pose Smaller Risk in Moms to Be

Many moms-to-be who take antidepressants may assume that weaning themselves off their meds is the safest thing for their baby, but the truth may not be so simple. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. A new study found that the risk for a rare breathing issue in babies born to moms who take…

ESC TV 2014 – HYPERTENSION & AORTIC DISEASES

Where did renal denervation stand at the time of ESC 2014 7 years after its first clinical promise and 4 months after the negative results of SIMPLICITY III? This is a viable technique, in the appropriate patient but there are a number of technical issues that still need to be sorted out in particular this…

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Rx Combo Approved

Together, two medications for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may help patients even more than one pill alone. I’m Gabe Garza with your latest health news. The FDA recently approved Letairis in combination with Adcirca to treat PAH. The combination of these drugs appeared to slow the progression of PAH and reduce the risk of hospitalization….

“Managing the Unmanageable: New Treatment Options for Pulmonary Hypertension” – Karla’s Story

(calming music) She went down the hall of the offices and she said, “They’re admitting Karla! They’re admitting Karla!” (laughter) So everybody was very supportive, they came to see me. “What happened?” “I don’t know,” it just happened. My name is Karla Starckovich I’m from Parnell, Iowa, which is down by Williamsburg and I work…