The Mysteries of Heart Disease in Women: An Interview with Dr. Tara Sedlak
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, yet many people still see it as a man’s disease. Often overlooked, and under-treated, women face numerous obstacles in getting the care they need. For this podcast I’m joined by cardiologist Dr. Tara Sedlak, Director of the Leslie Diamond Women’s Heart Health Clinic who is…
Is there strength in being vulnerable?
The other week I saw a cardiologist who specializes in the electrical pacing of the heart (this keeps the heart beating or if not working well, leads to irregular heartbeats and palpitations). I saw him as my palpitations with exercise had been re-emerging. This happened even though I was taking my beta blocker meant to…
“Something’s wrong with me.” Lessons on dealing with heart disease from a patient perspective
Have you ever felt something not right in your body, unsure what it may be and decided not to get it checked out by your doctor or avoid going to the ER? Ever go see the doctor only to be told nothing is wrong with you? Have you ever felt anxious about your health? If…