Newborn Congenital Heart Disease – Ruey Kang Chang, MD

Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defects in the United States affecting approximately 40 thousands births every year. We went to LA BioMed and spoke to Pediatric Cardiologist Dr. Ruey Chang, a researcher and developer of a pulse oximeter that helps detect newborn congenital heart problems. Pulse oximetry has been a technology available for over 20 […]

Diets rich in vegetable oils lead to lower blood pressure, but not a longer life

IN TONIGHT’S HEALTHIER ME… REPLACING SATURATED FAT WITH VEGETABLE OILS RICH IN LINOLEIC ACID LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE. BUT A NEW STUDY FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH SUGGESTS IT MAY DO NOTHING TO CURB HEART DISEASE DEATHS. RESEARCHERS LOOKED BACK AT A STUDY CONDUCTED 45 YEARS AGO. IT INCLUDED 9- THOUSAND PEOPLE LIVING IN STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS AND A NURSING […]

Atorvastatin Treats Cholesterol Levels and Prevents Heart Disease – Overview

Atorvastatin is a prescription medicine used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Atorvastatin is in a class of medications called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. It works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body to decrease the amount of cholesterol that may build up on the walls of the arteries and block blood flow to the […]

Exercise Tips for Lowering Blood Pressure

One of the best exercises and I know there are so many Brian but what do you suggest for lowering blood pressure -the best ones for lowering blood pressure are going to be the ones that just get you moving not at a really vigorous pace you don’t want to be anywhere like to where you feel like your eyeballs […]

Heart Month – Heart attack risk factors

(energetic music) – A heart attack is actually a block of blood flow through the arteries going to the heart. And this usually happens because there’s cholesterol in the arteries, and a plaque can often break off from the arteries, and then blood can form a clot around this plaque, which then obscures blood flow going to the heart. And […]

How to Use Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Hello, Today I will be showing you the wrist blood pressure monitor, brought to you by Easy @ Home. This monitor features your blood pressure measurement, your pulse rate measurement, and the result storage, which stores up to 60 previous measurement. But measurements may be inaccurate if taken in the following circumstances: within 1 hour after dinner or drinking, immediate […]

Hipertansiyonun Nedenleri – Prof. Dr. Timur Timurkaynak – KALBİM TV

Causes of Hypertension? Why does hypertension happen? There can be fot many reasons. But the most important cause of 95 percent to 98 percent is unknown. The body produces this by itself. There are genetic factors, salt is effective here, there are problems related to vascular structure. A very small portion of patients may have secondary causes. Problem occurs in […]