Heart disease, or, cardiovascular disease, can refer to many different conditions such as the narrowing or blocking of blood vessels that can lead to angina, heart attack, or stroke. Other heart conditions affect heart muscle, heart valves, or the proper rhythm (beating) of the heart. In this program we will explore four unique areas of heart disease.
Heart Failure can occur for two reasons: ischemic heart disease where an artery blockage results in a heart attack that injures heart muscle or, non-ischemic heart disease which is sometimes hereditary. Non-ischemic issues are not artery related, but heart muscle related due to heart valve disease or other causes.
Our goal is to guide viewers along the path to a long healthy life. The science of medicine will come to life through colorful 3D animation and crisp high definition video. Everyday people tell extraordinary stories of triumph and survival in an upbeat, positive format.
Experts will highlight the life-changing benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle as a way of preventing disease and promoting health and wellness choices that can keep viewers active and vital from early adulthood onward.
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