These cholesterol videos look at how to deal with the condition in everyday life. They cover diagnosis, daily management, and treatment options ranging from medication to a change in diet and exercise habits.
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Angioplasty Procedure Demonstration
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) - often abbreviated to angioplasty - is a procedure to re-open a narrowed coronary artery. Watch how this procedure opens arteries.
This video animation shows how cholesterol behaves in the blood stream.Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body's cells.
Coronary Bypass Surgery Explained
The Coronary bypass procedure is usually called a CABG. It is a type of heart surgery that reroutes, or "bypasses", the blood around these clogged arteries. This video animation shows how this life saving surgery is done.
Heart Attack Causes
Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack
Heart Attacks Explained
This video animation demonstrates how a heart attack can happen. Heart attack or myocardial infarction is caused due to coronary artery blockage.
High Cholesterol - Diagnosis and Causes
Katie talks about how she felt when her doctor told her she was diagnosed with high cholesterol.
High Cholesterol - Patient Journey
Approximately one in every six adults - 17 percent of the U.S adult population - has high blood cholesterol. Katie Burkert has high cholesterol and discusses her story of diagnosis. To learn more about high cholesterol visit www.healthcentral.com/cho
Lower High Cholesterol with Diet Tips
Katie has high cholesterol. She discusses her journey to getting health and what types of food she was recommended by her doctor.