When undergoing cancer treatment, the last thing any patient wants to worry about is a heart attack. Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Yan Liu of Ascension Seton in a discussion of the intricate nature of cardio-oncology. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (2) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was […]
Can a Heart Attack Affect Your Cancer?
This article was written in collaboration with Yan Liu, MD, Ph.D., Director of Cardio-Oncology Ascension Seton, Medical Director, Ascension Texas Cardiovascular Seton Northwest, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin, Ascension Texas. The intersection between cancer and cardiovascular disease occurs at multiple levels and includes genetic as well as […]
Cancer and Blood Clots: Who Is at Risk and How Do We Treat?
This article was written in collaboration with Yan Liu MD, Ph.D., Director of Cardio-Oncology, Ascension Seton, Medical Director, Ascension Texas Cardiovascular Seton Northwest, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin, Ascension Texas. Venous thrombosis as manifested by superficial thrombophlebitis, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolism (PTE or the […]
When Cancer and Blood Clots Collide with Dr. Yan Liu
What happens when cancer and blood clots collide? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Yan Liu, Director of Cardio-Oncology at Ascension Seton, in a discussion of the cardiology risks involved when cancer patients undergo treatment. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (1) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article […]
Breast Cancer and Heart Disease: What is the Connection?
This article was written in collaboration with Dr. Ramey Marshell, Arkansas Cardiology, Baptist Health Heart Institute. Advances in screening and treatment have improved survival for patients with breast cancer. There are currently over 3 million breast cancer survivors and they are projected to be over 5 million by 2030. On average, women with breast cancer […]
The Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Connection with Dr. Ramey Marshell
There has been growing interest in the complex issues surrounding the relationship between treatment of breast cancer and heart disease. But who is at risk? How can we prevent cardiac complications? What kind of follow-up is there for breast cancer patients after remission? Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses these questions and more with Dr. Ramey Marshell […]
Choosing the Right Sources of Carbohydrates is Essential for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
In this article from June 24, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute explores a very simple way to improve our cardiovascular health through diet. OVERVIEW Recent studies show that people who regularly consume foods containing low-quality carbohydrates (simple sugars, refined flours) have an increased risk of cardiovascular events and premature mortality. Conversely, a high […]
Standing Up is Still Doing a Little Exercise!
In this article from December 21, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute has some good news for those seniors who hate exercise: standing up can count! OVERVIEW Sedentary lifestyle is associated with a significant increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer and an increased risk of dying prematurely. […]
Effects of Cold on Cardiovascular Health
In this article from February 16, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the effects of cold temperatures on cardiovascular health. OVERVIEW Exposure to cold causes a contraction of blood vessels as well as an increase in blood pressure, heart rate, and the work of the heart muscle. The combination of cold and […]
Cryptogenic Stroke and PFO with Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, Dr. Soo Young Kwon, and Dr. Ekaterina Bakradze
When a patient has a PFO, or hole in the heart, doctors are left with a decision: to close or not to close. Dr. Alain Bouchard and Dr. Mustafa Ahmed discuss cryptogenic stroke and PFO, as well as the role of the heart-brain team, with Dr. Soo Young Kwon and Dr. Ekaterina Bakradze, both of […]
Intermittent Fasting with Courtney Peterson, PhD
Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Courtney Peterson, PhD, in a discussion of intermittent fasting, from methods, effects, and current clinical trials in the field. If you are interested in participating in one of Dr. Peterson’s trials, please call 205-484-5633. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (2) Tell Us How We're […]
Disparities in Cardiovascular Care with Dr. Antoine Keller and Dr. Stephen Clarkson
How can the medical community cross the divide caused by disparities in care, and where can those lines be drawn? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Antoine Keller at Baton Rouge General and Dr. Stephen Clarkson at UAB in a discussion of racial, geographic, and socioeconomic divisions affecting cardiovascular care for our communities. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast […]
Gradual Return to Physical Activity After Recovering from COVID-19
In this article from April 25, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute explains how patients recovering from COVID-19 should return to physical activity. OVERVIEW People with persistent symptoms or who have had a severe form of COVID-19 or who may have a history of cardiopathy should consult a doctor before resuming physical activity. People […]
The Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Amy Goss
What is the ketogenic diet, and what is its effect on cardiovascular health? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Amy Goss, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at UAB, in a discussion of all things keto. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Photo from @AmyMGoss 4.71/5 (7) Tell Us […]
Diets, Diets, Diets: Diffusing the Confusion with Dr. Danielle Belardo
From trendy diets to shifting opinions on carbs, today’s world is full of conflicting information about proper nutrition. Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Danielle Belardo, a cardiologist from California, in a discussion ranging from omega-6 fats to the paleo diet. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (5) Tell Us […]
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