Matters of the Heart – Cardiac Video Series
Heart Research Australia is currently producing “Matters of the Heart” video series to provide you with some basic background to help you, in partnership with your doctor, learn more about different heart conditions, give you a basic understanding of some standard tests and procedures your doctor may want to perform to help determine your cardiac health and inspirational stories from heart survivors.
What is a Heart Attack?
Each year, around 54,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. This equates to one heart attack every 9 minutes. Heart Research Australia has produced this episode to help people understand what a heart attack is, learn about the warning signs, and how a heart attack is treated.
The Road Ahead: Coronary Angiogram
This Episodes provides in-depth information about what coronary heart disease is, as well as the process of having an angiogram, the risks associated with it, as well as hearing first-hand from someone who underwent the procedure.
The importance of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac rehabilitation doesn’t change your past, but it can help you improve your heart’s future. It’s a medically supervised program designed to help improve your cardiovascular health if you have experienced a heart event. This video explains what cardiac rehab is and why it is important for eligible patients to participate after a cardiac event.
A Message from the Heart
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for all Australians - it does not discriminate - affecting two out of three families and killing four times more women than breast cancer. Heart Research Australia is dedicated to finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease.