Angina

What is Angina? 3:59

What is Angina?

Here's how to tell if your chest pain is angina.

Angina Risk Factors and Diagnosis 2:21

Angina Risk Factors and Diagnosis

Angina is a sign of an underlying heart condition; most likely coronary heart disease. Many different risk factors contribute to the development.

Treatment for Angina 4:57

Treatment for Angina

Treatment for angina can take many forms. Lifestyle changes or angina medications are often recommended, but angioplasty (surgery) is sometimes done.

Aortic Stenosis

What is Aortic Stenosis? 1:25

What is Aortic Stenosis?

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains what is Aortis Stenosis. Aortic Stenosis is a common condition that affects a valve in the heart.

Causes of Aortic Stenosis 1:53

Causes of Aortic Stenosis

Aortis Stenosis occurs due to a narrowing of the aortic valve. In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh outlines the three main causes of Aortis Stenosis.

Aortic Stenosis Symptoms 1:32

Aortic Stenosis Symptoms

Aortic Stenosis can be difficult to diagnose early, and many people are unaware they have it. Aortic Stenosis Symptoms include fatigue, chest pain and

Aortic Valve Replacement 2:11

Aortic Valve Replacement

Learn more about the different surgical options for aortic valve replacement, as well as other treatment options for Aortic Stenosis

Atrial Fibrillation

What is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)? 3:38

What is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)?

What is atrial fibrillation? AFib is an irregular and often rapid heartbeat. There are several atrial fibrillation symptoms to look out for.

Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis and Risk Factors 3:46

Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis and Risk Factors

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains atrial fibrillation diagnosis and the tests your doctor may run through. She also discusses AF risk factors.

Treating Atrial Fibrillation 5:06

Treating Atrial Fibrillation

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains how you can go about treating atrial fibrillation, and how you can resume living a healthy life.

Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Options

New Medication Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation 5:12

New Medication Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation

New Medication Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation

Cholesterol

What Exactly Is Cholesterol, Anyway? 2:18

What Exactly Is Cholesterol, Anyway?

Think cholesterol is a dirty word? Think again.

The Most Proven Simple Ways to Lower High Cholesterol 2:06

The Most Proven Simple Ways to Lower High Cholesterol

How to lower cholesterol levels naturally, and when meds can help.

Getting Cholesterol Tested? Here's What Your Numbers Mean 2:26

Getting Cholesterol Tested? Here's What Your Numbers Mean

Make sense of your cholesterol levels after you get tested.

Cholesterol Nutrition: Foods to Avoid 1:50

Cholesterol Nutrition: Foods to Avoid

Having high cholesterol can lead to many health problems such as heart attacks, heart disease and strokes.

A Nutritionist's Favorite Foods to Lower Cholesterol 3:06

A Nutritionist's Favorite Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Your heart will thank you for adding these to your diet.

True Life Story: Family Cholesterol 2:40

True Life Story: Family Cholesterol

In this episode of True Life Story, Bill and Gray discuss how high cholesterol has affected their family.

Congestive Heart Failure

What is Heart Failure? 2:48

What is Heart Failure?

Congestive heart failure is a chronic progressive condition that causes the heart to weaken. There are two types of heart failure systolic & diastolic

Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure 1:55

Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is a condition that develops over time. Some symptoms include fatigue, edema, cough or weight gain. Dr. Holly explains.

Diagnosing Congestive Heart Failure 1:31

Diagnosing Congestive Heart Failure

There is no single test to diagnose heart failure. Your doctor may order blood tests, electrocardiogram (ECG), echocardiogram or an MRI.

Medication Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure 1:26

Medication Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure

Certain medications that reduce your risk of congestive heart failure are diuretics, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers and beta-blockers.

Surgical Treatments for Heart Failure Patients Need to Know 2:45

Surgical Treatments for Heart Failure Patients Need to Know

Your doc may recommend these if medications aren’t enough.

Preventing Congestive Heart Failure 1:52

Preventing Congestive Heart Failure

Losing weight, exercise, reducing salt intake and knowing how to control blood pressure are all great ways of preventing congestive heart failure.

Deep Vein Thrombosis

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? 2:22

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?

What is DVT? DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis and occurs when a blood clot develops in a deep vein, and if it breaks loose it is called an embolus.

DVT Causes 1:59

DVT Causes

Long Flights are a risk factor for Deep Vein Thrombosis but the chances are very low. However, DVT can be caused by a variety of other factors.

Symptoms of DVT 1:25

Symptoms of DVT

75% of those who develop DVT have a risk factor. Many times there are no symptoms. Watch this video to learn about the symptoms of DVT.

Diagnosing & Treating DVT 3:02

Diagnosing & Treating DVT

There're several options used for diagnosing DVT. Deep vein thrombosis can be alleviated by treatment for DVT, including DVT medication.

How To Prevent DVT 1:45

How To Prevent DVT

In this video, learn how to prevent DVT with Dr. Preeti Parikh who shares some tips on how you can keep yourself free of DVT.

Heart Disease

What Is Heart Disease (and Why Is It So Dangerous)? 4:07

What Is Heart Disease (and Why Is It So Dangerous)?

Here's what happens to your body when heart disease strikes.

Treating Coronary Artery Disease 2:34

Treating Coronary Artery Disease

If you are diagnosed with CAD, your doctor will consider a medical or surgical option. If you take the medication route, you may use cholesterol lower

Preventing Coronary Artery Disease 3:44

Preventing Coronary Artery Disease

The first step in preventing CAD is getting tested to see if you have the disease and if so, how far it has progressed.

Heart Healthy Foods 3:22

Heart Healthy Foods

Registered Dietitian Sharon Richter shares some smart grocery shopping tips on where to find heart healthy foods and on lowering triglyceride levels.

After a Heart Attack: Physical 3:52

After a Heart Attack: Physical

The heart attack recovery process can be lengthy, but a cardiac rehabilitation program can speed things up after a heart attack.

After a Heart Attack: Emotional 2:26

After a Heart Attack: Emotional

After a heart attack and during heart attack recovery, it’s normal to feel depressed and more sensitive than you did before the incident.

True Life Story: Heart Attack 3:20

True Life Story: Heart Attack

In this episode of True Life Story, Dan shares his personal story of having a heart attack and talks about how this experience changed his life.

Hypertension

This Is What High Blood Pressure Does to Your Body 1:56

This Is What High Blood Pressure Does to Your Body

What is hypertension, exactly? A cardiologist explains.

Hypertension- Understanding Blood Pressure Numbers 2:59

Hypertension- Understanding Blood Pressure Numbers

Two numbers make up your overall blood pressure,systolic & diastolic. Only one needs to be high for you to have high blood pressure or hypertension.

Treating Hypertension 2:47

Treating Hypertension

There are many medications that are successful in lowering blood pressure & treating hypertension but like all medications there are possible effects.

Preventing Hypertension 2:45

Preventing Hypertension

One diet approach to preventing high blood pressure & hypertension is called the DASH diet which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.

True Life Story: Hypertension 4:04

True Life Story: Hypertension

Hypertension is serious when not taken care of. Listen to this patients story on being diagnosed and treated for hypertension & high blood pressure

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