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House Calls video host, Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, Chief Medical Officer for Prevention at the American Heart Association, answers your important questions about managing your heart and brain health to help you live a longer, healthier life.

Dr. Eduardo Sanchez

House Calls - Real Docs, Real Talk, logoWe at House Calls understand you have a lot to manage in your daily lives and want to make managing your heart and brain health easier. Whether you want to prevent or better your health, House Calls can address your questions with answers that will fit into your daily routine. American Heart Association House Calls host, Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, Chief Medical Officer for Prevention, carefully reviews your question and offers science-backed advice on heart health habits and conditions, such as:

  • Diet, Nutrition and Healthy Eating
  • Sleep
  • Flu, Covid, and RSV
  • Importance of Learning CPR
  • Hypertension and High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Attack and Stroke Recovery
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease and Menopause and other Life Stages

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Get To Know House Calls Host Dr. Eduardo Sanchez

Meet Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, the American Heart Association's chief medical officer for prevention, and the host of the weekly YouTube program House Calls: Real Docs, Real Talk. Dr. Sanchez is a first generation U.S. citizen whose parents were born and raised in the Dominican Republic. He is a family practice doctor by training and the former director of the Texas State Health Department. On House Calls, Dr. Sanchez offers information about health issues and science-backed advice to help you live a longer healthier life.

Latino men: Here's what to know about eating healthy and physical activity


We know that physical activity and a healthy eating pattern are important for heart health, but doing it isn't always easy. Dr. Carlos Rodriguez joins House Calls and shares what he tells his patients, particularly Latino men, about diet and physical activity.

Latino Men: Talk to Your Doctor



Latino men, do you know your risk for heart attack and stroke? The only way to find out is to see your doctor. Dr. Carlos Rodriguez joins House Calls to talk about how men can lower their heart health risk.

Latino men's risk for heart disease



Your gender, your age, and even your ethnicity can all affect your risk of having a heart attack or heart disease. So if you wanna reduce your risk, you need to know your risk factors. Dr. Carlos Rodriguez, professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, joins House Calls to talk about how Latino men can reduce their heart health risk.

¿Qué es R.Á.P.I.D.O.? Learn about the new Spanish acronym for the signs of a stroke.


The chances of surviving a stroke and avoiding disability improve if emergency treatment begins rapidly. Stroke is the number four cause of death for Hispanic men and the number three cause of death for Hispanic women. That's why researchers developed a Spanish acronym to raise awareness of stroke symptoms in the Hispanic community.

R. Rostro caído
Á. Alteración del equilibrio
P. Pérdida de fuerza en el brazo
I. Impedimento visual repentino
D. Dificultad para hablar
O. Obtén ayuda, llama al 911

Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez joins House Calls to share what you need to know.

¿Cuánta sal es demasiada?



En Estados Unidos comemos demasiada sal y eso no es bueno para nuestra salud. Incluso si nunca usas el salero, probablemente estés usando más de lo que necesitas. Entonces, ¿cuánta sal es demasiada sal? ¿Cómo podemos reducir nuestro consumo de sal? El Dr. Eduardo Sanchez comparte sus recomendaciones en este episodio de House Calls, Real Docs, Real Talk. ¡Para tu salud!

Cómo tomar la presión arterial en casa



Cuando se trata de controlar la presión arterial en casa, es necesario tener el equipo y los conocimientos adecuados y también saber cuántas veces tomarse la presión. El Dr. Eduardo Sánchez comparte sus conocimientos sobre el control de la presión arterial en casa en este episodio de House Calls: Real Docs, Real Docs. ¡Para tu salud!

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