Ask the Doctor: Heart Disease

(WTNH) — In this week’s Ask the Doctor segment, we are talking about heart disease.

For more insight, News 8’s Darren Kramer spoke with Dr. Beth Collins. Collins is double board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

There are now new recommendations about the treatment of hypertension, also known as high blood pressure.

Some of the questions we asked:

– What is categorized as high blood pressure?

– What can we do to make sure we’re being properly treated for it?

– So how can we reduce our risk of heart disease?

– You can still suffer from heart disease even if you do everything right. What are the warning signs you may be suffering from a heart attack?

Check out the video above for Dr. Beth’s answers, and catch News 8 at 5 p.m. every Wednesday for our “Ask the Doctor” segments.

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