In this article from September 1, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at a study of the effect of plant-based meat substitutes on cardiovascular health. OVERVIEW • Participants in a study were divided into two groups, for eight weeks, one consumed two daily servings of plant-based meat substitutes (Beyond Meat products: […]
How much does cardiovascular health differ between men and women? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Nikki Stamp of Australia in a discussion of cardiovascular health in women, particularly the effect of estrogen on cardiovascular disease risk. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (13) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was […]
How is it that some patients with chest pain end up not having obstructive coronary disease? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Janet Wei in a discussion of angina without obstructive coronary artery disease. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (7) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
In this article from November 3, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the effect of caring for houseplants on one’s health. OVERVIEW Having and caring for houseplants can: • Reduce psychological and physiological stress. • Improve recovery after surgery. • Increase attention and concentration. • Increase creativity and productivity. In […]
In this article from November 23, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the effect of an anti-inflammatory diet on cardiovascular health. OVERVIEW Chronic inflammation is actively involved in the formation and progression of plaques that form on the lining of the arteries, which can lead to the development of cardiovascular […]
In this article from May 28, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the cardiovascular benefits of soy, an important alternative to meat as a source of protein. OVERVIEW Asians have a much lower incidence of cardiovascular disease than North Americans, a difference that has been attributed, at least in part, […]
Join Drs. Alain Bouchard, David McGiffin, and Jason Guichard as they discuss CTEPH — also known as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. 5/5 (8) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
Pulmonary hypertension is a substantial global health issue. All age groups are affected, with growing importance in its effect on the elderly. Present estimates suggest a prevalence of ~1% of the global population, which increases up to 10% in individuals 65 years or older. Delayed, incomplete, and inappropriate diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension are common and […]
Dr. Alain Bouchard discusses the history of surgical options and modern techniques for degenerative mitral valve disease and mitral regurgitation with Dr. Clifton Lewis, Director of Adult Cardiac Surgery at UAB, and Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, Director of Interventional and Structural Cardiology at UAB. Subscribe to the MyHeart.net Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts. Please comment below […]
Heart failure is a very common disease and affects approximately 1-2 percent of the adult population in developed countries. The prevalence of congestive heart failure rises to about 10% among the population over 70 years of age. Projection in the United States shows that heart failure will increase by more than 40% by the year […]