Episode 17: Pulmonary Hypertension

Many have heard of systemic high blood pressure,  but did you know that high blood pressure can also occur in the arteries that carry blood away from the heart to the lungs?  Known as Pulmonary hypertension (PHT), this podcast will

Episode 14: E-Cigarettes and Vaping

E-Cigarettes and Vapes have been marketed largely as a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, as well as to assist people in getting over the habit of smoking traditional cigarettes. Is this really the case? And are they really healthier for

Episode 11: Altitude Sickness

Have you ever wondered why airline safety videos tell you that, in case of emergency, to place your mask on first – before helping others?  Not only will this podcast answer this question – it will highlight why we get

Episode 5: Heart Attacks

NSAIDs, like nurofen or celebrex, have been linked to heart attacks! On this episode we will define what a heart attack is as well as discuss the anatomy of the heart and the physiology linking heart attacks to NSAIDs. Guest

Episode 1: Thunderstorm Asthma and Respiration

Thunderstorm asthma is a unique event which can effect even those not previously suffering from asthma. In this podcast we discuss the underlying anatomy and physiology which leads to this complicated event. In doing so, we chat about breathing mechanisms,