VIDEO: Heart Health Corner

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Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?

Standing up for a quick stretch or walking for a couple minutes every hour is a great way to reduce health risks associated with prolonged sitting. Advanced Heart Failure Attending Physician Jenica Upshaw, MD notes that 40% of heart disease is preventable – the secret to wellness is maintaining healthy habits over time.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

It’s a new option for those who have aortic stenosis, or a narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Instead of open heart surgery, surgeons can now replace a heart valve while the heart is still beating with a minimally invasive technique called TAVR.

Heart Attack: Are You At Risk?

Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a heart attack. Understand the risk factors and what you can do to lower

 

Overcoming Genetic Risk for Heart Disease

Do cardiac issues run in your family? Learn what you can do starting now to lower your chances of getting heart disease.

The above content is provided for educational purposes by Tufts Medical Center. It is free for educational use. For information about your own health, contact your physician.  Posted September 2017

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