Menopause is riddled with symptoms such as hot flashes, insomnia, and night sweats, and as a woman’s body goes through perimenopause and menopause it also changes our bodies in a way that effects the heart. Join Dr. Sabeen Chaudry, cardiologist, Baystate Cardiology, for the first in a series focused on a woman’s heart which is strong and resilient yet different when health is concerned. The discussion will include how menopause can be connected to heart disease for women, the symptoms that should never be ignored and how to prevent heart disease no matter what stage of change your body is in.
If you have a loss of bladder control you’re not alone. It is a common, often an embarrassing situation. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you laugh, cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that’s so sudden and strong you don’t get to a toilet in time. The good news is that for most women, these problems can either be cured or at least better managed. Join Dr. Katelyn Kopcsay, urogynecologist, Baystate Urogynecology, for a discussion about the forms of female incontinence, symptoms, causes, tests, diagnosis, and the many treatments available.
Watch one or all binge watch all four of the recorded virtual breast health events:
February is Heart Health month and we held the annual Heart & Vascular 2021 Lecture Series virtually this year. All the events were recorded so you can watch the events all year long
The COVID Heart: Effects of COVID-19 on the Heart, What We Know to Date with Dr. Aaron Kugelmass
Cardiac Risk Factors and Wellness in the Era of COVID-19 with Dr. Quinn Pack and Patrick Schilling, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Baystate Rehabilitation Care
Am I Having a Heart Attack? with Dr. Zachry Zichittella
The Heart's Electrical System and Latest Treatments with Dr. Fadi Chalhoub
According to Dr. Catherine Sanderson, Chair of Psychology Department at Amherst College and author of The Positive Shift: Mastering Mindset to Improve Happiness, Health, and Longevity, what we think and how we feel about aging can have a significant impact on how we actually age. In this virtual talk from Baystate Health Senior Class, Dr. Sanderson shares tips for aging well.
There are a lot of us struggling with weight control. More than a third of adults in America are obese and obesity is linked to more than 60 chronic diseases. Join Dr. John Romanelli, general and bariatric surgeon, medical director, bariatric and robotic surgery, chief, Division of General Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, and Professor of Surgery, UMMS-Baystate, for a discussion about obesity, BMI, the multidisciplinary steps for a weight management program such as diet plans, lifestyle, behavioral treatment, medications as well as when and how bariatric surgery is performed.
A beautiful sunny day lying on the beach, being outside while gardening, hiking, swimming and more is time well spent and so good for our health. But when is it too much? Join Dr. Richard Arenas, Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Baystate Surgical Oncology & Breast Specialists, for a discussion about skin cancer facts, myths debunked, how to reduce risk, the different types of skin cancers and symptoms, with focus on melanoma and how skin cancers are diagnosed and treated.