Tales from the Heart

Tales from the heart is a unique collection of educational, inspirational and enlightening discussions with the stakeholders in the field of cardiology and come straight from the heart. The guests are patients, physicians, healthcare professionals, industry leaders, state and federal regulators and legislators, journalist and more. Each story delves into the world of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Associations network and uncovers the true face of HCM from every angle. Patients will inspire you, medical professionals will educate you, and we may even motivate you to learn more and get involved.

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, Lisa and Dr. Harry Lever discuss the risk the new Covid-19 Delta variant poses for people with HCM. 

In this episode of Tales From the Heart,  Lisa Salsberg and Dr. Martin Maron of Tufts Medical Center discuss vacationing  and summer recreation with HCM - What is fun, safe and how to balance your HCM.

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, Lisa Salsberg and Dr. Martin Maron welcome a new member to Tufts Medical Center and the HCM Center and Research Institute.

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, Lisa Salsaberg and Dr. Harry Lever discuss provable obstruction and why it is important to know about your obstruction when planning exercise.

In this episode of Tales from the Heart (originally recorded on June 10, 2021), Lisa Salsberg and Dr. Martin talk about exercise and HCM.  They answer the questions: How much is the right amount of activity and exercise in HCM? Are sports ok? How do you make a wise choice?

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, Lisa Salberg and Dr. Martin Maron discuss Medical Management May. Which medications are used in HCM and WHY?  What is coming in the future? 
 
 
 

In this episode of Tales from the heart Dr. Nick Smedira introduces a new member of the Cleveland Clinic HCM surgical team,: Dr. Doug Johnston.Cleveland Clinic has a long history with HCM and myectomy. Currently they are preforming an estimated 220 myectomies per year. 

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, host Lisa Salberg, CEO and Founder of the HCMA and Co-Host Dr. Harry Lever discuss obstruction in HCM. Q&A at the 30 minute mark.

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, Lisa Salber, CEO and Co-host Dr. Martin Maron discuss atrial fibrillation in HCM.  We take a look into some of the unique issues HCM patients and their care team encounter while attempting to manage this common pathway in the HCM journey. Approximately 30% of the HCM population will experience a-fib at some point in their life with HCM. Q&A at the end of the episode. 4hcm.org

In this episode of Tales from the Heart, Lisa and Co-Host Dr. Martin Maron, Tufts Medical Center/Morristown Medical Center HCM Director talk with  HCM Warrior Seth P. This episode focuses on adults with HCM and competitive athletic participation. Disclaimer: This podcast does not discuss children, college athletics, or professional participation in competitive athletics. Join us to hear how Seth managed his HCM and his life’s passion.

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