Risk Factors

Risk Factors

There are several risk factors for heart disease; some are controllable, others are not. The more risk factors you have, the greater the likelihood that you will have heart disease. By making changes in your lifestyle, you can actually reduce your risk of developing heart disease.

Video Playlist

  1. Young Women and Heart Attack, featuring Leslie Cho, MD
  2. How to Diagnose Heart Disease in Women, featuring Leslie Cho, MD
  3. Blood Pressure Guidelines Call for Judgment, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  4. Heart Attack in a Young Woman, featuring Leslie Cho, MD
  5. The Highs and Lows of Blood Pressure, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  6. White Coat Hypertension, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  7. Is Alcohol Good for Your Heart? Featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  8. Obesity Length and Heart Disease, featuring Leslie Cho, MD
  9. Heart 411: Minimize Your Stress to Maximize Your Health, featuring Marc Gillinov, MD
  10. Stress, Anxiety and Depression and It's Impact on Heart Disease, featuring Leopoldo Pozuelo, MD
Diet & Supplements

Diet & Supplements

Although herbs seem harmless, some can be potentially dangerous, especially to anyone taking medication for a heart problem.

Video Playlist

  1. Vitamins, Supplements and Heart Disease, featuring Leslie Cho, MD
  2. Choose Heart Healthy Cocktails, featuring Marc Gillinov, MD
  3. Should You Restrict Your Salt Intake? Featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  4. Coffee vs. Energy Drinks: A Caffeine Wake-Up Call, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  5. Fish Oil Supplements and Dosage, featuring Leslie Cho, MD
Exercise & Heart Health

Exercise & Heart Health

Like any other muscle in your body, the heart is also a muscle and needs exercise to remain in good shape. Regular exercise provides many benefits to your heart and your body.

Video Playlist

  1. Causes of Chest Pain in Athletes, featuring Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD
  2. How to Love Exercise - For Your Heart's Sake, featuring Beau Brand, MS
  3. Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation, featuring Chad Raymond, DO
  4. How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help You, featuring Michael Rocco, MD
  5. Cardiac Rehabilitation, featuring Gordon Blackburn, PhD
  6. Exercise and Heart Health, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  7. High Intensity Interval Training for Heart Patients, featuring Gordon Blackburn, PhD
  8. Return to Exercise and Sports After Mitral Valve Surgery, featuring Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
  9. Beta Blockers and Exercise, featuring Gordon Blackburn, PhD
Medications

Medications

Video Playlist

  1. Vitamin D Supplements, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  2. Testosterone Supplements for Men, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  3. Safety of Viagra in Heart Patients,  featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  4. Aspirin - Should You Take It? Featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  5. Statins & Diabetes Development, featuring Michael Rocco, MD
  6. The Side Effects of Statins, featuring Michael Rocco, MD
  7. Statin Intolerance: What Now? Featuring Michael Rocco, MD
  8. A Daily Aspirin Isn't for Everyone, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  9. Should Everyone Take a Statin? Featuring Steven Nissen, MD
  10. Heart 411: Why Steven Nissen, MD has a Passion for Cardiology
  11. Niaspan Study, featuring Steven Nissen, MD
Whiteboard Sessions: Cholesterol

Whiteboard Sessions: Cholesterol

Video Playlist

Videos featuring Michael Rocco, MD

  1. Know Your Cholesterol Numbers
  2. Cholesterol: What's Your "Type"?
  3. What is HDL Cholesterol?
  4. What is LDL Cholesterol?
  5. Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  6. Know When To Treat Your High Cholesterol