Hypertension Discussion Part 5

WALLACE: My mother…uncles aunties, yeah cousins Alright so It just runs in my family. DR. MEYERS: There is without question a higher risk of having hypertension if you’re african-american and certainly hypertension results in a lot more disease and mortality or death rates in folks that are african-american. DR. CLARKE: I think part of it…

Hypertension Discussion Part 6

DR. MEYERS: When we talk about risk factors for hypertension, we really talk about two things. One is the risk factors for developing hypertension and those are age. So as we get older were more likely to get hypertension. Family history so if there’s high blood pressure in our family, we’re more likely to get…

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…