Heart Videos

The heart muscle is required to keep a steady beat. Learn all about the heart and how it functions in these videos on HowStuffWorks.

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After reviewing Jason's design, Mike and Rick find a frame and begin fabrication -- along with Jim and Senior -- on the Veterans Airlift Command Bike.


After reviewing Jason's design, Mike and Rick find a frame and begin fabrication -- along with Jim and Senior -- on the Veterans Airlift Command Bike.
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Learn the risk factors that accompany a heart attack and how to prevent them in this video from Discovery Health's Body Invaders.
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Body Invaders: Heart Attack Signs, Symptoms, Risks

Like hundreds have each year, Nancy, a Boston sculptor with arrhythmia, has had a pacemaker implanted in her body to regulate the supply of oxygen to her heart. Learn more about pacemakers in this video from Discovery Health's "Body Invaders."
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Body Invaders: Pacemakers

Watch this video showing how brushing your teeth can reduce the risk of a stroke on HowStuffWorks. Learn about new research showing that brushing your teeth regularly may decrease your risk of stroke and heart disease in this video from ScienCentral.
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Brushing Your Teeth Reduces Strokes

A new French study shows there may be a link between "sudden heart death" and a common abnormality that shows up on an EKG. Check out this video to learn more about EKGs and heart problems.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Abnormal EKG

In this video, Discovery Health and the Cleveland Clinic bring you health related news stories for living smart, well and healthily. Take a look to learn more.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Calcium Buildup

Check out this clip from Discovery Health and the Cleveland Clinic to learn more about the diet pill that may help prevent heart disease.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Diet Pills and Heart Disease

Each year, more and more adults are suffering from heart failure. But fewer are experiencing the long term complications.  Check out this clip from Discovery Health to find out why.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Heart Failure in Adults

Take a look at this Discovery Health video to learn how a new study indicates that testing for a specific protein in the blood may help signal the severity of heart failure.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Heart Failure Rates Rise

A new Belgian study indicates that people with higher levels of LDL are at a greater risk of developing serious heart problems. Take a look at this Discovery Health clip to learn more about LDL cholesterol.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: LDL Cholesterol

In this clip, Dr. Michael Roizin explains how taking walks can lower your risk of having a stroke. Check out this clip from Discovery Health to learn more about lowering the risk of stroke and heart disease.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Lower Your Risk of Stroke

Would you know if you were having a heart attack? Watch this video from Discovery Health to learn the warning signs of an imminent heart attack.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: Signs of a Heart Attack

The overall benefits of the "DASH" diet are discussed in this clip from Discovery Health. Check out the video to learn more about nutrition and dieting.
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Cleveland Clinic 2008: The DASH Diet

During the holidays, more people tend to have fatal heart attacks. Learn how to keep your heart healthy over the holidays in this video from Discovery.
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Dr. Oz's Holiday Tips

Arrhythmias are the most common cause of death in the United States. Learn more about how doctors are studying arrhythmia on the Science Channel's "Exploring Time."
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Exploring Time: Arrhythmia Test

The heart must always keep a steady beat. Learn about the heart and how it functions on The Science Channel's "Exploring Time."
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Exploring Time: Heart Beat

Learn what protein folding is and its importance to science on the Science Channel's "Exploring Time."
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Exploring Time: Protein Folding

See this mathematical model of the heart which responds to whatever is thrown its way. Learn more on this virtual heart on The Science Channel's "Exploring Time."
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Exploring Time: Virtual Heart

Learn how to breath properly to relax your heart.
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Gurus to Go: Open Heart Mantra

If you're dealing with chronic reflux then you might want to watch this clip for treatment tips.
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Health Tips: Chronic Reflux

Find out how this young woman manages living with rheumatoid arthritis.
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Health Tips: Managing Rheumatoid

Stop it before it begins. Here are some helpful tips on preventing acid reflux.
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Health Tips: Preventing Reflux

Since the heart is a muscle, it relies on the oxygen and nutrients contained in blood. This blood is supplied by arteries on the exterior of the heart -- when these arteries are blocked, a heart attack results.
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How Heart Bypass Operations Work

Studies have shown that prayer has a positive effect on individuals, but can your prayer heal someone else? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to find out how science weighs in on the power of intercessory prayer -- and if it should at all.
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How Prayer Healing Works

Watch this video about the link between gum health and heart health on HowStuffWorks. A study finds that people with periodontitis have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Learn about the relationship between your gums and heart in this video f
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Link Between Gum Health and Heart Health

How does she do it? Find out how this patient managed living with her diabetes for 10 years.
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Managing Diabetes

Little did Jamie Hyneman know that replicating the infamous Lethal Weapon "toilet bomb" scene could cause such pain, not to mention serious medical issues.
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MythBusters: The Treacherous Toilet

Watch this clip from Discovery's National Body Challenge to learn about the warning signs of diabetes.
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National Body Challenge: Warning Signs of Diabetes

In search of additions to Obscura's inventory, Evan and Mike take a trip to view a heart-circulation instrument, but with disappointing results.
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Oddities: Heart Circulation Instrument

The rivalry takes on a new dimension with both drivers competing in the same team.
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Rivals: Team McLaren

How both drivers made their way to the race tack with different backgrounds and abilities.
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Rivals: The Route To F1

In a twist of fate, the bitter rivalry comes to an unexpected end.
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Rivals: Unexpected End

Watch this video about new heart technologies on HowStuffWorks. Robert Fischell, inventor of the re-chargeable pacemaker, discusses three new inventions that will change the lives of people with heart problems. Learn about new heart technologies in this v
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Robert Fischell on New Heart Technologies

In this Discovery Channel clip, Les Stroud finds out if sharks can detect victims by the sound of their heartbeats.
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Shark Bites: Heartbeats

Doctors say Allison's ill-positioned heart is a time-bomb in her chest.  Learn about her condition in this clip from "Surgery Saved My Life" on Discovery Channel.
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Surgery Saved My Life: Allison's Heart Condition

In this video segment from Discovery Channel's "Surgery Saved My Life," Dr. Jaquiss finds that getting to Allison's heart will be as challenging as operating on the heart itself.
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Surgery Saved My Life: Allison's Surgery

On Discovery Health's "Transplant with Dr. Oz," learn about an infant who was born with a rare heart condition known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He has been waiting 97 days for a heart transplant.
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Transplant with Dr Oz: DJ Needs a Heart

Today, organs are shipped to different hospitals in a cooler, but the organs don't always survive. On TLC's "Understanding," learn how scientists are figuring out a way to extend the life of a removed organ.
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Understanding: Organ Donors

Watch this video about the VAD on HowStuffWorks. This NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment is about the DeBakey Heart Pump designed by NASA engineers that extends the life of heart failure patients. Learn how the VAD works in this video from NASA Destination
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VAD Heart Pump

Watch this video about your heart and arteries on HowStuffWorks. Scientists are searching for a gene that causes aneurysms, and what effect it may have on other areas of the heart. Learn about your heart in this video from ScienCentral.
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Your Heart and Arteries

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