Hypertension symptoms and categories | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
09
March

Hypertension symptoms and categories | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

All right. Let’s talk about hypertension. And the first thing we have to do is understand the two main categories, or types, of hypertension that are out there. So there are two types, primary– and this is actually also called essential hypertension. You might hear that word, essential. And secondary. And I’ll write that as […]


What is hypertension? | Circulatory system diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
20
December

What is hypertension? | Circulatory system diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Let’s talk about hypertension. And I’ll write that here, hypertension. And hypertension basically means high blood pressure. And we actually categorize it in different groups. So let’s use my blood pressure, 115 over 75 as an example. And I had drawn a small figure for you where I had blood pressure on this side and […]


Atherosclerosis – part 1 | Circulatory system diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So I wanted to talk to you a little bit about atherosclerosis. And I have already cheated a little bit, and I’ve started drawing. I wanted to make it a slightly nicer drawing, because I wanted to make sure that the important things, we can actually see them and that it’s pretty clear. So in […]


Hypertension symptoms and categories | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

All right. Let’s talk about hypertension. And the first thing we have to do is understand the two main categories, or types, of hypertension that are out there. So there are two types, primary– and this is actually also called essential hypertension. You might hear that word, essential. And secondary. And I’ll write that as […]


Saving Lives with ECMO: The Lung Rescue Program at Penn Medicine
25
September

Saving Lives with ECMO: The Lung Rescue Program at Penn Medicine

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I woke up and I felt like I had been stabbed in the back. They told me that I had pneumonia. My lungs weren’t functioning properly, it was unlike anything I’d ever experienced. The chance of surviving was the percentage of being struck by lightning. The doctors had done pretty much everything that they could. […]


Hypertension effects on the heart | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
15
September

Hypertension effects on the heart | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So we were talking in a previous video about hypertension and the damage that it causes on the body. And what I’d like to do is pick up where we left off and finish that conversation. And we had kind of divided things up into receiving high blood pressures and generating high blood pressures. And […]



Physician Video Profile: Christopher Chiu, MD (Cardiology)
08
September

Physician Video Profile: Christopher Chiu, MD (Cardiology)

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hello, my name is Dr. Christopher Chiu. I’m a cardiologist at Lakeland Heart and Vascular. As an undergrad, I was an engineer at Northwestern and after that I went to Harvard Medical School. As I was an engineer, I was jokingly I was able to fix a lot of machines, fix a lot of TVs, […]


Physician Video Profile: Dennis Disch, MD (Cardiology)
06
September

Physician Video Profile: Dennis Disch, MD (Cardiology)

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

My name is Dennis Disch. I’m a cardiologist with Lakeland Cardiology. Cardiology is a specialty where we diagnose and treat the full range of problems that involve the heart.That can be any anything from blocked arteries in the heart, to weak heart muscles, to problems with the cardiac valves, all the way down to congenital […]