In this article from November 18, 2019, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at a study into the effect of timing on antihypertensive medication. OVERVIEW 19,084 hypertensive patients were randomly assigned to take their antihypertensive medication in a single dose daily, either at bedtime or upon waking up. For six years, researchers […]
Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Munish Goyal, an interventional cardiologist at St. Vincent’s, part of Ascension, in a discussion of PAD, or peripheral artery disease. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (6) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Do your legs hurt? Do you have spider veins? Then you’ve got to tune in to this discussion of venous insufficiency, featuring Dr. Alain Bouchard and special guest Dr. Robert Foster of the Birmingham Heart Clinic. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 4.64/5 (11) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article […]
Join Drs. Alain Bouchard, David McGiffin, and Jason Guichard as they discuss CTEPH — also known as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (8) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
How does one treat pulmonary arterial hypertension? Following up on last week’s episode, What is Pulmonary Hypertension?, Drs. Alain Bouchard, Barry Rayburn, and Jason Guichard discuss the different treatment measures for this widespread issue. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Please comment below if you would like us to include a transcript of […]
In this week’s episode, Dr. Alain Bouchard, Dr. Jason Guichard, and Dr. Barry Rayburn discuss a substantial global health issue: Pulmonary Hypertension — specifically, Type 1 Pulmonary Hypertension (PAH). Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Please comment below if you would like us to include a transcript of this episode! 5/5 (8) […]
Pulmonary hypertension is a substantial global health issue. All age groups are affected, with growing importance in its effect on the elderly. Present estimates suggest a prevalence of ~1% of the global population, which increases up to 10% in individuals 65 years or older. Delayed, incomplete, and inappropriate diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension are common and […]
The term cardiomegaly usually refers to an enlarged heart as seen on imaging tests, usually the chest X-ray. The heart is composed of four chambers, and an enlargement of any of the chambers can result in cardiomegaly. A patient with an irregular heartbeat, such as atrial fibrillation, can have a severe enlargement of the heart’s […]
Originally published April 9, 2020, on observatoireprevention.org OVERVIEW People with cardiovascular disease are more likely to develop the more severe forms of COVID-19, which significantly increases the mortality rate of this disease. In addition to being an important risk factor for COVID-19, cardiovascular disease can also be a consequence of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection. Patients with […]
What is a Stroke? A stroke is a medical emergency. It is similar to a heart attack for the brain. It occurs when the flow of blood to the brain is interrupted, resulting in oxygen starvation to the brain cells which can no longer perform their task whether it is memory, vision, or muscle control. […]