Salt. It doesn’t get much attention lately as the most that is said about it is usually just to eat less of it. But is that always the best advice? A March 1940 paper by Lawson Wilkins in Baltimore describes the case of a child who, starting from 11-months of age, had a very unusual
Holly Nicastro: Welcome to the Our Hearts cooking demonstration. I’m Dr. Holly Nicastro, a nutrition scientist with the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI. Joining me today is Carlene Thomas, a registered dietician nutritionist, a food photographer, and blogger. February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for
Hello, in this HealthSketch, we want to talk to you about CPR, which stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation We use CPR when someone has collapsed and is not breathing because it can keep people alive until emergency services arrive. Learning these simple life-saving skills is as easy as ABC all you have to remember is the
High blood pressure, or hypertension is a common condition in which the force of blood on the walls of your arteries is often too high. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to supply your tissues with oxygen and nutrients. In your heart, two chambers, called ventricles, contract with each
I’m going to draw a person for you, and this is going to be my side profile of this person. Let’s say something like this. And this person has– I’m going to draw it kind of loosely– let’s say, two arms and one shoulder apparently. I need to draw in another shoulder. There we go.
NARRATOR: Take diabetes to heart – linking diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Meet Michelle. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, and in her spare time she loves to cook and catch up on her favorite shows. She also has diabetes. And like many people with diabetes, she doesn’t know there’s a link between diabetes and
As per the National Family Health Survey 18.6% of Indian men and 20.7% of Indian women suffer from obesity and they are all prone to cardiac problems. what’s worse? recent research even shows us that heart diseases escalating among the young More and more young Indians specially those from urban centres are suffering from coronary