Avera Medical Minute AHH: Billion Chevrolet employee gives CPR and saves man's life
David Vickers had a cardiac arrest while waiting for his car at Billion Chevrolet in Sioux Falls. One of the employees rushed to his side to give him CPR, saving his life.
How to Spot a Stroke
We’ve all heard the terms heart disease and stroke often talked about together. One key difference between the two is awareness. We both know that at the first sign of chest pain or shortness of breath, we should head to the nearest emergency room. But what are the warning signs behind a stroke If you aren’t sure what the answer is, you are far from alone. A National Stroke Association survey found that one in three Americans were not able to name a symptom of stroke. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), a stroke occurs when blood vessels, responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain, rupture or are blocked. The brain is therefore unable to receive the oxygen and blood it needs to function and brain cells begin to die.…
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Electrophysiology: What You Need to Know About the Cutting-Edge Field of Cardiology
These days, it takes a team of experts to keep your heart healthy. The field of cardiology is divided into subspecialties to ensure patients receive expertise care As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Satish Goel has specialized in cardiology and chosen to undergo additional training to become an expert in electrophysiology, a sub-specialty in cardiology Electrophysiology is a field focused on heart rhythm (arrhythmia) disorders. Your heart rhythms can beat too fast or too slow, which can affect the body’s ability to effectively pump blood to the heart. This can lead to a variety of disorders including: Atrial Fibrillation Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW) “Most other heart diseases affect people over the age of 65. Heart rhythm disorders are unique…
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Mt. Sinai Health Systems Cardiologist & Cardiovascular Surgeons Offer Tips For Preventing Heart...
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). February is American Heart Month and Mount Sinai Health System experts are sharing tips on prevention for women and returning to exercise after cardiovascular surgery.
‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper suffers serious heart attack
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Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…