Welcome to Dr Warrick's Podcast Channel. Warrick is a practising cardiologist and author with a passion for improving care by helping patients understand their heart health through education work believes educated patients get the best health care to discover and understand the latest approaches and technology in heart care and how this might apply to you or someone you love.

Hi, my name's Dr Warrick Bishop and welcome to my Healthy Heart Minute. A couple of important but quick words on secondary prevention.  

What is that mean? Second, for secondary. So, second time. We're talking about people who have had one heart attack or one stent or one bypass, some event, and we want to prevent the second one secondary prevention.

Well, the opportunity to reduce the second event is absolutely gold. We can really drive risk factors down and make a real difference. In fact, probably the most significant difference in terms of reduction of risk when it comes to cardiovascular disease. But we often don't do it well. We don't pay as much attention to taking tablets as we should, aspirin or cholesterol, keeping our weight down, looking after exercise and diet. These are things that are really, really important. Even blood pressure gets forgotten, almost pushed aside.

Well, I've done a whole podcast on this, reflecting a fantastic document put together by Baker HDI. I'd really invite you to have a listen to that. If you have anyone who's a loved one, who's had problems with that and you want to know more or you've been affected yourself. Look, the link to that podcast is attached. Have a listen to that. Please enjoy. Til next time. Take care and bye for now.

LISTEN TO THE FULL PODCAST BY CLICKING HERE 

Make sure you share and give us a 5 Star Review if you liked our show.

Join The Healthy Heart Network

Comments are closed

Understandably, Dr Bishop is unable to provide individual patient advice over the internet due to the complexity and importance of health related issues, further, Australian guidelines prevent professional specialist advice being offered without appropriate referral.

The author and editors of this website have made every effort to provide information that is accurate and complete as of the date of publication. Readers are advised not to rely on the information provided without consulting their own medical advisers. It is the responsibility of the reader’s treating physician or specialist, who relies on experience and knowledge about the patient, to determine the condition of, and the best treatment for, the reader. The information contained in this website is provided without warranty of any kind. The author and editors disclaim responsibility for any errors, mis-statements, typographical errors or omissions on this website.

This site is not a part of the Facebook website or Facebook, Inc. Additionally, this site is not endorsed by Facebook in any way. Facebook is a trademark of Facebook, Inc.

Authorised Licensee: Dr Warrick Bishop Cardiology Imaging and Miscellaneous Support Pty Ltd


Copyright © 2019+. All rights reserved

Connect with Dr Warrick Bishop

Phone: 1300 441 477
Intl +61 1300441477



Copyright © 2021 haveyouplannedyourheartattack.com.au - All rights reserved.
Got A Question