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Heart Disease

Obesity

Obesity is not just a “weight problem.” Obesity is a long-term disease that can cause serious health problems. It can affect both adults and children. Watch and learn what obesity is and the steps you can take to get to a healthy weight.

Getting Your Cholesterol Tested

Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. But if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level in your blood will increase. This video discusses treatments and lifestyle changes that may be prescribed by your doctor.

Making the Decision to Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is a major life event. It’s easier to do when you are prepared for what’s to come. Watch and learn how to make a solid plan that will keep you on the path to being smoke-free.

Quitting Smoking: Overcoming Relapse

Giving up smoking is a tough decision. And slipups can happen. But a slipup doesn’t have to be an excuse to start smoking again. Watch and learn how to get back on track with your plan to quit smoking.

Cardiac Stress Test: Exercise Imaging

An exercise imaging stress test shows how well blood flows inside your heart and how well your heart pumps blood. It gives your healthcare provider more information than a non-imaging stress test.

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

This surgery is one way to treat blocked areas in the arteries of the heart. See how the surgery is done, and what to expect before and after.

Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac catheterization procedure can diagnose a variety of heart conditions and determine the health of your coronary arteries, heart valves, and heart muscle. View this video to learn what happens during this procedure and various treatment options.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you have a heart condition, your healthcare provider may recommend a cardiac rehab program to help you recover. This video tells you more about cardiac rehab and how it can help.

Heart Failure

Heart failure is when your heart can’t pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. Learn about the different types of heart failure, and the treatments that can help you manage it.

Atrial Flutter

Atrial flutter is when the upper chambers of the heart beat too fast. Learn how it happens, and how it can be treated.

Pacemakers

A pacemaker is a small device that helps the heart beat normally. See how it’s put in the chest, and how it uses electrical signals to keep the heart on track.