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Heart Health

Taking care of your heart is key to good health. Find strategies to prevent heart disease and keep this vital organ in tip-top shape through the years.
Blood pressure monitor
The Difference Between Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Woman checking her pulse
When to Go to the Hospital for Rapid Heart Rate
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Welchol (Colesevelam) Oral: Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions
Pulse reading on smart watch
What Is Considered a Dangerous Heart Rate?
EKG screen
What Is Heart Rate Variability & What Can It Tell You?
Smart watch screen
How Can I Lower My Heart Rate?
Woman checking heart rate
What Are Heart Rate Zones?
Potassium for heart heart
How Does Potassium Affect Heart Failure?
Medical practice, stress ECG, test to measure the cardiac function of a patient on a cardio machine
What Is an Exercise Tolerance Test?
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Zocor (Simvastatin) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
EEG used in an emergency room for heart attack patient
What Is Cardiogenic Shock?
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Does Drinking Water Lower Blood Pressure?
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Diovan (Valsartan) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
Keto, ketogenic diet, low carb, high good fat, healthy food
Is Keto Bad for Your Heart?
shortness of breath
What Are the Symptoms of Pulmonary Hypertension?
Woman grasping her chest sitting on a couch
What Causes JVD?
Food with high content of healthy fats
What Is Good Cholesterol and How Do I Boost It?
healthcare provider holding heart
What Is Ventricular Dyssynchrony?
doctor and patient talking in office
Is High Cholesterol Genetic?
Doctor looking at patient's eye
What Are Cholesterol Deposits?
High cholesterol
Symptoms of Hyperlipidemia
a woman clutching her chest in pain
What Are Arterial Diseases, and Who Is at Risk?
clogged artery
What Are Clogged Arteries and How Are They Treated?
talking to heart doctor
Mild Cardiomegaly: Treating a Slightly Enlarged Heart
Senior woman holding chest
What Is Right Atrial Enlargement and How Is It Treated?
doctor listening to heart
What Is Coronary Perfusion Pressure?
doctor listening to person's heart
Signs and Causes of a Weakened Heart Muscle
What Is an Aneurysm?
enlarged heart
Symptoms of an Enlarged Heart
Woman feeling chest tightness
How to Relieve Chest Tightness
anatomy of heart
The Heart: Anatomy, Function, and Conditions
Checking Her Heart Rate on a smart watch
Is Your Resting Heart Rate Normal?
mitral valve
What You Need to Know About the Mitral Valve Clip Procedure
What Causes Plaque in Your Arteries?
Narrowed artery
What Causes Hardening of the Arteries?
mom and baby listening to each other's heartbeat
Genetics and Congestive Heart Failure
nurse listening to a woman's heartbeat
Can You Live 20 Years With Heart Failure?
Balloon angioplasty procedure
What You Should Know About Balloon Angiography
Premature baby in ICU
What to Know About Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Male cardiologist discusses diagnosis with patient
5 Types of Pulmonary Hypertension
Heart within the Chest
What Is Left Atrial Enlargement?
Woman learning how to do CPR
Save Lives by Recognizing and Responding to Ventricular Fibrillation
Senior woman holding chest
Why the Symptoms of Aortic Aneurysm Are So Important
Sick mid adult man having his chest examined by ultrasound technology.
How Aortic Aneurysms Are Diagnosed
doctor and patient
Understanding Mitral Valve Prolapse
Aortic aneurysm, illustration
What Causes Aortic Aneurysms?
Change isn't always easy but it's so necessary
What Is Causing My Shortness Of Breath?
Male stroke patient with his wife
Heart Problems That Occur With Strokes
A man shows signs of a heart attack.
Low Cholesterol and Heart Disease With African Americans
Female doctor checking patient's neck
What Does Cocaine Do to the Heart?
Surgeon With Digital Tablet Visiting Senior Male Patient In Hospital Bed In Geriatric Unit
How Aortic Aneurysms Are Treated
male hospital patient sitting on edge of bed
What You Should Know About Thromboembolism
Blood Clot
An Embolus in Your Blood Can Damage Your Organs
SPECT Scanner.
What to Expect When Undergoing a SPECT Scan
The cardiovascular system
How Blood Flows Through the Heart and Lungs
Stethoscope Checking Heart Beat
Understanding Heart Murmurs
Aortic aneurysm, illustration
An Overview of Aortic Aneurysms
Ventricular Septal Defect
Learn What a Ventricular Septal Defect Looks Like in Kids and Adults
Young couple running - Fitness and exercising in Dubai
Prevention of Aortic Aneurysms
Apple and cupcake on contrasting faces
What Is a Low-Fat Diet?