Surviving Heart Attack – Cecil’s Story

I had an appointment on the 15th of May. My wife and daughter dropped me off. I got my scooter out of the trunk of the car. I went inside the hospital but between the coffee shop and the elevators on the first floor, I had a heart attack. Cecil had a massive heart attack at the VA on that […]

Dispelling common blood pressure myths

We are going to check your blood pressure. There are many factors that can affect your blood pressure, some more obvious than others. Determining your correct numbers is the first hurdle, says cardiologist Dr. Martin Myers. The less human beings are involved in measuring blood pressure, the better. That’s because people can skew the results by not measuring or recording […]

Heart Attack Symptoms – The Nebraska Medical Center

Symptoms of a heart attack can vary between individuals. An individual may have the classic symptoms of chest pain or chest pressure, arm pain, neck pain. But I think there’s a good portion of people who have what we call atypical (or unusual) symptoms that reflect the heart attack that’s ongoing. That can be some nausea, some vomiting, almost like […]

“Cyanotic Congenital Cardiac Defects: Diagnosis & Therapy” by Tom Kulik, MD, for OPENPediatrics

Cyanotic Congenital Cardiac Defects: Diagnosis and Therapy, by Doctor Tom Kulik. I’m doctor Tom Kulik. I’m a pediatric cardiologist and cardiac intensivist at the Children’s Hospital, Boston. This lecture will be the second part of two lectures in regards to the diagnosis and management of the infant with cyanosis. Introduction. To briefly preview the lecture, we will first review the […]

Genetic Registry Helps Predict Heart-attack Risks

Well the problem, in a way, is the 30,000 people in Canada who die suddenly every year. So our research is really trying to focus on the genetic things, the inherited things that make people more likely to drop dead. The one we see the most often, for example, is a young athlete where this happens. And we’re seeing those […]

Heart Attack Symptoms for Women versus Men

Hi. I’m Dr. Adrian Preston and I’m a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Specialists of Central Maryland. I specialize in non-invasive cardiology, women’s heart health, and nuclear cardiology. There are differences sometimes in symptoms of heart attacks or angina for women than men and unfortunately, we do miss a lot of symptoms in women because of it. The textbook symptom of the […]