Cardiology 101 - Anatomy & Function of the Human Heart (HC Literacy Part 9)
Dr. Forrester Lee, Cardiologist (OneWorld Medical Advisory & Yale Univ)
Detailed information about the anatomical make up of the heart and how its functionaffect our health and well-being. Learn about the important terminology Dr. Lee used.
Heart disease - and the terms used to describe it - can be confusing. Cardiovascular disease is a general term referring to conditions that affect the heart (cardio) or blood vessels (vascular). Diseases
of the arteries that supply the heart with blood are considered coronary artery disease (CAD).
Coronary Artery Disease? Click to find out. The link leads to several sections of information; be sure to read before going into other areas.
Watch CTV- Chan. 26 in Hamden, New Haven & West Haven for the the rebroadcast of these programs. People in East Haven, Branford, North Haven, Guilford, Madison, Wallingford - watch your local access channels.
Get more information by clicking the links below and visiting these web sites
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ - - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
www.bpsuccesszone.com/info - Blood Pressure Success Zone - Check this out!
www.heartand stroke.ca - Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
www.americanheart.org/presenter - The American Heart Association
You do not have to be overweight to have heart disease. You do not have to be a smoker. Also, check the link below and learn that:
Women's Heart Attack Symptoms Different From Men's.
Do not play with your life! Get informed about heart health. Visit the American Heart Association web pages and learn much more. If it is too cold to walk outside, get on the floor and do leg lifts; if you have a basement, try jumping rope. Be healthy!
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