This Is Why Belly Fat Is Dangerous For You

This Is Why Belly Fat Is Dangerous For You

Hey there, viewers! We live in an age of fast food. It’s no wonder people are putting on weight. Did you know that belly fat can lead to major health-related issues? Usually belly fat increases the risk of diseases like type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There […]

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Coronavirus and Cardiovascular Disease – Expert Warning

Coronavirus and Cardiovascular Disease – Expert Warning

Hi. I’m Bob Graham. I’m the executive director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and I’m here today to talk to you about COVID-19 or coronavirus, which is a very important disease obviously and one that’s afflicting many, many people. I’m sure that people have lots and lots of questions about their risk and […]

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TAVR Expertise for Aortic Stenosis Patients

(mellow music) – The aortic valve is the valve that sits between the left pumping chamber in the body. When the heart pumps blood out into the body, it pumps it through the aortic valve into the major blood vessel called the aorta. When a valve becomes stenotic, it begins to calcify, and so it […]

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The #1 killer of women: shining a light on cardiovascular disease

The #1 killer of women: shining a light on cardiovascular disease

(upbeat, light music) [Susan] Hi, I’m Susan Lucci and I go red for all women. [Hilary] There’s always a lot of action in New York City, but tonight, there’s an especially meaningful event. It’s the American Heart Association’s Annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. I’m Hilary Russo and we’re here with Healthy Communities News to […]

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How to Prevent a Heart Attack in Those with Heart Disease

How to Prevent a Heart Attack in Those with Heart Disease

(audience applauding) – Thank you for that kind introduction. So I’m gonna go against my instincts and talk. And I wish that I had heard the introduction about what this series is all about before right now, (chuckles) but we’ll do the best we can, and then when it’s time for me to stop talking […]

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Treatments for Cardiovascular Disease | Angioplasty with Stenting Demonstrated

Treatments for cardiovascular diseases are usually the same for both men and women. They may include lifestyle changes, medications, surgical procedures, and cardiac rehabilitation. Even with lifestyle changes, some medications may be necessary to fully manage the condition. Medications are usually prescribed to keep blood pressure and cholesterol levels down. Cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins work […]

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