In this section
Your condition and associated risk factors
Heart disease and how it presents
Vicky Cass, Cardiac Rehab Nurse Specialist, explains the difference between the diagnosis of heart attacks and angina, how the arteries and heart muscle can be affected, and how to treat any ongoing chest pains.
Nicky Cockerill, Senior Cardiac Rehab Physiotherapist, discusses the importance and benefits of keeping active following your heart attack and explains some important safety advice on pacing yourself during your recovery.
Claire Tuson, Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Specialist Nurse, explains the role of cholesterol and the part it plays in the development of coronary artery disease. She discusses ways in which we can help reduce the risk of further problems due to high cholesterol.
More videos coming soon
We are completing some more videos in this section, covering stress, hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes and smoking.
Please view our other videos:
Introduction to cardiac rehabilitation - Videos introducing the cardiac rehab programme, and how you can benefit from it.
Medication - Videos providing an overview of common heart medications, along with commonly asked questions.
Healthy eating - Videos discussing the different food groups, and the impact of fats, alcohol and salt on your heart health.