Angina

Recognizing Atypical Angina Symptoms

Are you mistaking your indigestion for heartburn, or your fatigue for simply a lack of energy? What you may not realize is that you are suffering from atypical symptoms of angina. Watch and learn as Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Lenox Hill & New York Presbyterian Hospitals in New York City, discusses the differences between the atypical and typical symptoms of angina. You will not want to miss this one.

Sex and Angina

If you suffer from coronary artery disease is it okay to have sex? Will the exertion from this form of physical activity cause an angina flare-up? All these questions and more are answered by Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, in this episode that you will not want to miss.

Preventing Angina

Although coronary artery disease is a serious condition, it can be prevented. Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, discusses the important steps that you should be taking in order to prevent coronary artery disease, and subsequently angina.

The Dangers of Ignoring Angina

If you are constantly feeling dizzy, shortness of breath, or chest pain, and you continue to go about your routine ignoring the pain, you may be doing permanent damage to your coronary arteries. In this episode, Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, warns about the dangers and potential consequences of ignoring angina pain.

Living with Chronic Angina

In this episode, Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, talks about living with angina. Having chronic angina does not mean that you cannot enjoy an excellent quality of life, it is still important to live your life regardless of the state of your coronary arteries.

Coronary Artery Disease and Family History

There are can be many causes to coronary artery disease. Watch and learn as Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, discusses the different risk factors for coronary artery disease.

Nitroglycerin Dosing

Nitroglycerin is used as a treatment for angina, but you must be careful on your dosage. Watch and learn as Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, discusses how he prescribes nitroglycerin to his patients and when you are taking too much.

Introduction to Nitroglycerin

Nitroglycerin is a safe medication that can help with coronary artery disease. Watch and learn as Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, discusses the what nitroglycerin does to help and how it is taken.

Treating Angina with Medication

Angina and coronary artery disease can be treated together or separately. Watch and learn as Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a Cardiovascular Specialist and Attending Physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, discusses how treatments can be similar, different, and why.

Intro to Angina

What exactly is angina and what causes it? In this episode Dr. Mark L. Meyer, a cardiovascular specialist, clinical instructor, & attending physician at Lenox Hill, Mt. Sinai, & New York Presbyterian Hospitals, gives a brief explanation of what angina is and what is going on in the body to cause it.

Bobby’s Angina Story

With heart disease, it's always important to recognize the symptoms and act decisively. Meet Bobbi, a heart surgery survivor whose mantra in life is to never take your life for granted; this is her story.

Patrick's Story: The Importance of Exercise

What can you do if your angina pains are brought on from exercising? Patrick, a heart patient, says that no matter what, exercise is the most important thing you can do for your heart.