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 […]


Alcohol and Blood Thinning Medications / Jennifer Friend, ANP

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– We do tell patients about alcohol, with Coumadin specifically. We certainly, with the Mediterranean diet we, included in that is that you can have one glass of red wine. I think the guidelines are that men can have two and women can have one glass of alcohol a night. And then knowing that it’s […]



Hemoglobin moves O2 and CO2 | Human anatomy and physiology | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
23
December

Hemoglobin moves O2 and CO2 | Human anatomy and physiology | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

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

Let’s talk about exactly how oxygen and carbon dioxide come into and out of the lungs. So you know this is our alveolus in the lungs. This is the last little chamber of air where the lungs are going to interface with blood vessels. So this is our blood vessel down here. And oxygen is […]


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 […]


Fred Ling, MD – Interventional Cardiology, UR Medicine

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If people or other hospitals have no alternative for cardiac therapies they come here. We get patients from what people would say are great heart hospitals, but at some of these great heart hospitals they don’t have… the technology or the programs or the people to take care of patients when they have run out […]


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 […]


I almost had Heart Surgery for no reason
12
October

I almost had Heart Surgery for no reason

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

TIFU by almost having unnecessary heart surgery XL Obligatory, not today but… About a year and a half ago… Background: I have a congenital heart defect known as a “bicuspid aortic valve”. It is not a huge deal, and not uncommon, but can become very serious, and has the potential to see you just drop […]


Meet Dr. Rick Thompson, Bryan Heart Cardiothoracic Surgeon
11
October

Meet Dr. Rick Thompson, Bryan Heart Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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

[MUSIC PLAYING] I’m Doctor Rick Thompson. I’m from Pottstown, Pennsylvania. And I’m a cardiothoracic surgeon. And I work at Bryan Heart. I grew up in a small town, not dissimilar from a lot of small towns in Nebraska. I went to the University of Pennsylvania for undergraduate. I went to medical school in New York […]