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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Red wine and resveratrol: Good for your heart? Migraine medications and antidepressants: A risky mix? Coronary angiogram Chronic diarrhea: A concern after gallbladder removal? Hypothyroidism: Can it cause peripheral neuropathy?

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Sinus Node Re-Entry-Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

There are lots of things that can get your heart racing.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Hammill tells us about one you may not know about. To listen, click the link below. Sinus Node ReEntry

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Pulling Problem Teeth Before Heart Surgery to Prevent Infection May Be Catch-22

Patients with dental extractions before cardiac surgery still at risk for poor outcomes, study finds   Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — To pull or not to pull? That is a common question when patients have the potentially dangerous combination of abscessed or infected teeth and the need for heart surgery.  [...]

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Take Care of Your Heart and Know Your Numbers!

This parody of the song 8675309/Jenny was produced by the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media to promote heart health. Make sure you know your blood pressure, lipids and BMI!

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Heart Disease Risks: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-15-14 44min mp3 February is American Heart Month and a great opportunity to focus on the importance of heart disease prevention. On Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 a.m. CT, heart specialists Sharon Mulvagh, M.D., and Rekha Mankad, M.D., will join us to [...]

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Mayo Clinic Discovery Leads to FDA Approval for Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients

U.S. FDA Approves Phase III Cardiopoietic Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients Based on a Mayo Discovery Cardio3 BioSciences, an international Mayo Clinic collaborator, has received FDA approval for a phase III pivotal clinical trial of its stem cell therapy. The trial will test the Mayo Clinic discovery of cardiopoietic [...]

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What Causes Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It can be the cause behind a racing heart.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn about inappropriate sinus tachycardia from Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Hammill. To listen, click the link below. What Causes Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia

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TUESDAY Q & A: Self-Care Steps Can Keep Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Dear Mayo Clinic: Is it true that heart attacks are more common around the holidays? If so, why is that? What can people do to lower their risk? Answer: Heart attacks, along with heart problems in general, are more common around the holidays. Various factors can play into this, including stress, travel, [...]

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Special Report: Common Diagnostic Tools for Heart Disease

ROCHESTER, Minn. — When heart health is a concern, many diagnostic exams are available to assess heart function. The February issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter includes a detailed eight-page "Special Report on Cardiovascular Exams." Here are highlights: Blood tests: Blood tests are an easy and relatively inexpensive way to [...]

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Heart MRI

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Brian Shapiro tells us how doctors are getting a better look inside the heart to identify problems. To listen, click the link below. Heart MRI

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Heart Stem Cell Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Robert Simari discusses findings of a recent study that looked at stem cell therapy following a heart attack. To listen, click the link below. Heart Stem Cell Study

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Cardiovascular Risk and Memory

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Richard Caselli that what's good for the heart, is also good for the brain. To listen, click the link below. Caradiovascular Risk and Memory

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Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Hammill explains a heart condition known as tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy. To listen, click the link below. Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy

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Stress Tests

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Ray Gibbons addresses the role of stress tests for heart related problems. To listen, click the link below. Stress Tests

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Sinus Node Reentry

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Hammill discusses a heart rhythm problem known as sinus node reentry. To listen, click the link below. Sinus Node ReEntry

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Lowering Triglycerides

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Kopecky talks about the importance of lowering triglyceride numbers and advice that may help you do it. To listen, click the link below. Lowering Triglycerides

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What is Sinus Node Tachycardia?

A first kiss.  Scary movies.  Lots of things can get the heart racing.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic heart rhythm specialist, Dr. Stephen Hammill explains sinus node tachycardia. To listen, click the link below. What is Sinus Node Tachycardia

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Contracting Endocarditis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear about an infection of the heart from Mayo Clinic Dr. H. R. Vikram. To listen, click the link below. Contracting Endocarditis

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Infective Endocarditis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. H. R. Vikram describes infective endocarditis. To listen, click the link below. What is Infective Endocarditis

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Tetralogy of Fallot

Dr. Harold Burkhart, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses congenital heart defect Tetralogy of Fallot and its treatment options. Tetralogy of Fallot is a combination of four ("tetra") abnormalities of the heart.

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