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Heart Disease Treatment

Treatment for heart disease can be customized to your needs. Explore what your doctor may recommend so you can have an informed discussion about your care.
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Common Mistakes With External Pacemakers
The New Blood Thinners - Coumadin Substitutes
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Understanding Heart Transplants
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What Is a Quintuple Bypass Surgery?
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Everything You Should Know About Heart Transplant Surgery
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Sternal Precautions and How to Maintain Them in Physical Therapy
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The Use of Beta Blockers
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Stents vs. Bypass Surgery: Which Is Better?
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Is Dronedarone a Good A-Fib Treatment Option?
How Do Beta Blockers Benefit Patients With Angina?
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Choosing to Have a Coronary Calcium Scan
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Nitroglycerin and Nitrates for Angina
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Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery Process and Recovery
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Heart Bypass Surgery Explained
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Must-Know Risks and Complications of Open Heart Surgery
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Treatment Options for Stable Angina
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Treating Premature Ventricular Complexes
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Understanding the Benefits of Ablation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
Surgeon Holding Heart Pacemaker
What Is a Pacemaker and How Does It Work?
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Your Guide to Hypertension Drugs
Doctor holding a pacemaker.
Why You Get A Whole New Pacemaker When Your Battery Is Low
Sometimes Pills are Good for You. Take the Annuity P.I.L.L. Test to Find Out!
Calcium Channel Blockers in Cardiovascular Treatment
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How Atrial Fibrillation Is Treated
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Rhythm-Control Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
Results of a coronary angiography.
What Is Cardiac Catheterization?
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When Is a Pacemaker Needed for Heart Block?
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Complications With Implantable Defibrillators
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How the Valsalva Maneuver Works
Discover How Stent Technology Had Rapidly Evolved Over Time
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What to Think About Before Getting a Stent
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Aortic Dissection Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
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What Is Amiodarone Lung Toxicity?
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TSA Full-Body Scanners and Pacemakers
What Are the Different Types of Stents?
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The Strange History of Amiodarone
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Verapamil Used to Treat Heart Disease Can Have Adverse Effects
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Staging of Mitral Regurgitation
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Side Effects You Should Watch for When Taking Amiodarone
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Why ACE Inhibitors and ARBs Should Be Avoided During Pregnancy
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Learn About These 6 Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation
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Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider Before Getting a Stent for Heart Disease
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Causes and Treatment of a Leaky Heart Valve
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Medications Used to Treat Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Is Digoxin Still Useful in Heart Disease?
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Find out Whether You Need to See a Cardiologist
What to Expect When Taking Ranexa to Treat Chronic Angina
Angioplasty, computer artwork.
Do Angioplasty and Stents Improve Survival?
Picture of a chest scar after open heart surgery.
Maintain Your Sternal Precautions With These 5 Ideas
Preventing Sudden Death With an Implantable Defibrillator
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How Double Bypass Heart Surgery Differs From Other Heart Surgeries
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Learn Everything You Need to Know About Chelation Therapy
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Learn Exactly What Happens in a Cardiac Care Unit
A woman sitting on a park bench with heart pain
How Statins Can Increase Calcium Scores While Reducing Cardiac Risk