Treating a Heart Attack

>How are heart attacks treated once they get to the ER?>Okay, like I mentioned before are saying is “time is muscle” — time is muscle — time is muscle. So we have a goal of of door-to-balloon time and that means from the patient walking through the door to having their artery open of less than 60 minutes and we […]

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, shortness of breath, nose bleeds, […]

How to tell a heart attack from indigestion?

(upbeat chime music) (acid reflux vs heart attack) – [Announcer] If you felt discomfort in your chest, would you think you were having severe heartburn or a heart attack? When most people think of a heart attack, they think of a sudden extreme pain, but many times it can be much more subtle. And that’s not so easy to distinguish […]