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Emotional Fitness: Inherited Cardiac Diseases – Beyond Coping

The HEART Initiative really teaches the elements of emotional fitness and very briefly, here they are – self awareness, which are your thoughts, your emotions and your behavior, self-regulation, which is the ability to manage those thoughts and emotions and behavior, so that we can reduce levels of anxiety, we can reduce the way in […]

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Science of Human Flourishing: Inherited Cardiac Diseases – Beyond Coping

This is the science of human flourishing that I’ve been referring to, the field of applied positive psychology, where they talk about five pillars of well-being and if you think about them like gauges in your car, you can monitor them and see where you are or how am I doing in terms of cultivating […]

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Genetic testing for risk of Heart Disease: fact or fiction? (23 Feb 2012)

>>Professor Humphries: Well, thanks very much, Audrey. And thanks for the opportunity to present some of our work to you today. So you’ve seen up here on the slide the talk is divided into 4 parts. I’m going to first of all describe to you about the causes and the mechanisms of heart disease. And […]

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Fight back against inherited hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

(gentle music) – [Narrator] Catherine Gray’s heart problems may originate from her family tree. She has Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, an inherited or genetic condition that can ’cause shortness of breath and in many cases, sudden death. – It was about three years ago, I started noticing jumping all over. And I was a heavy coffee drinker, […]

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What happens during a heart attack? – Krishna Sudhir

Approximately 7 million people around the world die from heart attacks every year, and cardiovascular disease, which causes heart attacks and other problems like strokes, is the world’s leading killer. So what causes a heart attack? Like all muscles, the heart needs oxygen, and during a heart attack, it can’t get enough. Fatty deposits, or […]

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Pre-capillary sphincters | Circulatory system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

So we often talk about capillary beds, but I thought that it would be fun to get really up close and really get a good understanding of how these things work. Couple of neat freaks(?) our body has developed to make sure that blood gets to the areas where it needs to go. So let’s […]

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