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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.
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
aneurysm
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
arteries
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
Taking pulse to check heart rate
Normal Heart Rate: What You Need to Know
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?
A man talking to his doctor about his heart pain
Dressler's Syndrome Heart Muscle Injury Overview
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
Blister pack of amoxicillin
Prophylaxis for Bacterial Endocarditis
Aortic aneurysm, illustration
An Overview of Aortic Aneurysms
Ventricular Septal Defect
Learn What a Ventricular Septal Defect Looks Like in Kids and Adults
Sitting in office, doctor has serious conversation with patient
Heart Cancer: Understanding Cardiac Tumors and Cancers
Young couple running - Fitness and exercising in Dubai
Prevention of Aortic Aneurysms
Apple and cupcake on contrasting faces
What Is a Low-Fat Diet?
Heart rate monitor, patient and doctors in background in intensive care unit
The "Bubble Study" for Patent Foramen Ovale
A pregnant woman with her hand on her chest talking to her female physician
What to Know About Heart Disease and Pregnancy
Types of Heart Disease
Types of Heart Disease
Female doctor listen to senior patient heart
Cardiomyopathy and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
critical limb ischemia
What Is Critical Limb Ischemia?
3d rendering of the human heart anatomy
What Is Blood Vessel Disease?
Female doctor discussing with a patient
Learn How to Better Understand Heart Disease in Women
Human heart and valves
The Heart's Chambers and Valves
Heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity.
Heart Disease: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Illustration of man and woman showing the location of their hearts
Heart Disease: Men vs. Women
Baby cardiologist
What is There to Know About Congenital Heart Disease?
baby being examined by doctor
All About Tetralogy of Fallot
Illustration of male kidneys and heart
The Interdependency Between the Heart and Kidneys
Mediterranean diet
Understanding the Relationship Between Gut Bacteria and Heart Disease
Female doctor talking with senior patient lying by daughter in hospital ward
What Is a Mini-Stroke?
doctor and patient
What It Means If Your Heart Muscle Is Inflammed
Images from an echocardiogram
What Is Hibernating Myocardium?