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 […]

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 […]

How Carcinoid Syndrome Affects Carcinoid Heart Disease with Jerome S. Zacks, MD

Yeah, actually, perhaps about half of, between 50 and 70% of patients who have the carcinoid syndrome will develop carcinoid heart disease. But not just, not just patients that have a carcinoid tumor? So, uh, patients with neuroendocrine tumors, about 20% of them will develop carcinoid heart disease. In other words, you first have to have a carcinoid syndrome. That […]

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, […]

Portal Hypertension, Animation

portal hypertension refers to high blood pressures in the hepatic portal vein the large vein that carries blood from the digestive tract spleen and pancreas to the liver within the liver blood runs through tiny channels where it exchanges contents with the liver cells this is where nutrients are processed toxins and pathogens are removed from the blood before it […]

Multiple Myeloma Awareness

Multiple Myeloma. A rare diseaseof blood and bones, and despiteRBall of the medical advances andall the famous faces behind it,LBit still remains one of thedeadliest cancers with one ofNB the lowest survival rates onrecord. I’m here in Cambridge,HB Massachusetts to meet theexperts, the survivors, theNB warriors determined to defeatthis double edged cancer. Hi,TBI’m Ereka Vetrini and welcome toAccess Health, a […]