The top 10 heart health developments in 2021, according to a Philly cardiologist

A lot has happened in the world of cardiology in 2021. Here are my top 10 developments in the field.

10. New cholesterol medications. Inclisiran, sold under the brand name Leqvio, was approved by the FDA in December. It lowers cholesterol, but needs to be given only as a twice per year infusion. Right now, it is approved solely for familial hypercholesterolemia, a genetic cause of high cholesterol. Inclisiran is a type of PCKS9 synthesis inhibitor which reduces LDL cholesterol by about 50% to 60%. A trial is ongoing to investigate the effects of inclisiran on major adverse cardiovascular events.

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Benefits of Multivitamins

Health Benefits of Multivitamins | NEWTREESUN

The benefits of multivitamins range, depending on the specific ingredients contained within the supplement. However, here are some of the common benefits: they can help improve cardiovascular health, promote mental well being, and promote weight loss. There are a few different multivitamins containing various ingredients thought to promote weight loss.

When it comes to mental well being, CBD benefits of multivitamins make them stand out. It is this supplement that provides a positive impact. There have been studies done with people who were diagnosed with major depression or bipolar disorder, both of which have symptoms that can be greatly helped Read More

Why Broken-heart syndrome is on the rise

Doctors are seeing more cases of Broken-Heart Syndrome amid the pandemic. Our ABC10 health expert explains what it is and why it’s on the rise.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With millions of deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic, a large amount of our population has lost loved ones. This is causing broken-heart syndrome cases to go up. 

ABC10 Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli said broken-heart syndrome is something medical professionals have dealt with for many decades. It comes on from psychological or emotional stress, resulting in your heart literally breaking, causing the bottom of it to become weak and not pump

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