Fitness Now for Good Blood Pressure Later

Are the holidays giving your heart a hard time? Being fit may make you look great and feel great — and it could also lower stress while warding off future health risks like high blood pressure. I’m Miranda Savioli with your latest health news. A new study found that greater fitness lowered the risk of developing hypertension- or high blood […]

Women’s Heart Health | Heart disease claims lives of more women than breast cancer | Sunday Night

ANGELA: Heart and lung surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp is preparing to perform life-saving surgery. See you, my dear. Her patient is 50-year-old mother of two, Anya Monka. Like tens of thousands of middle-aged Australian women, Anya’s heart is a ticking time bomb. Starting. How many Australian women are dying from heart disease? Every day 22 women lose their lives from […]

Heart Attack Care – Mark’s Story

[music]>>MARK: I’ve been lobstering for 46 years. I started out with my dad. And I’ve been going ever since. So, that’s a keeper. I like to bring my traps in for the winter because of the weather. I was over at the beach doing some shoveling, the whole bit. There was a friend of mine right there with me. I […]

How coronary heart disease (atherosclerosis) develops

This animation will show how atherosclerosis develops in the heart. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward the animation. This animation contains sound. Atherosclerosis is the process by which arteries become gradually narrowed and hardened. If this happens in the arteries that supply the heart it causes coronary heart disease. This can lead […]