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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.
Narrowed artery
What Causes Hardening of the Arteries?
vascular surgery long-term care
Vascular Surgery: Long-Term Care
Daughter touching father lying on bed in hospital ward
Vascular Surgery: Recovery
mom and baby listening to each other's heartbeat
Is Congestive Heart Failure Hereditary?
nurse listening to a woman's heartbeat
Congestive Heart Failure: Life Expectancy and Prognosis
Monitors during vascular surgery
Vascular Surgery: What To Expect on the Day of Surgery
Balloon angioplasty procedure
Balloon Angioplasty: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
Taking pulse to check heart rate
Normal Heart Rate: What It Is, Targets, Measuring
Premature baby in ICU
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Overview and More
Male cardiologist discusses diagnosis with patient
5 Types of Pulmonary Hypertension
Heart within the Chest
Left Atrial Enlargement: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Woman learning how to do CPR
Ventricular Fibrillation: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Senior woman holding chest
Aortic Aneurysm: Symptoms and Complications
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
Aortic Aneurysm: Causes and Risk Factors
Change isn't always easy but it's so necessary
How Should Your Doctor Evaluate Dyspnea?
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 Go Hand in Hand With Strokes
A man shows signs of a heart attack.
Cholesterol, Heart Disease, and African Americans
Female doctor checking patient's neck
How Cocaine Affects the Cardiovascular System
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
Embolus and Your Bloodstream
SPECT Scanner.
SPECT Scan: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
The cardiovascular system
How Blood Flows Through the Heart and Lungs
Stethoscope Checking Heart Beat
Heart Murmurs: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Blister pack of amoxicillin
Prophylaxis for Bacterial Endocarditis
Aortic aneurysm, illustration
Aortic Aneurysm: Overview and More
Ventricular Septal Defect
What Are Ventricular Septal Defects?
Sitting in office, doctor has serious conversation with patient
Heart Cancer: Understanding Cardiac Tumors
Young couple running - Fitness and exercising in Dubai
Prevention of Aortic Aneurysms
Apple and cupcake on contrasting faces
Low-Fat Diet: Pros, Cons, and How It Works
Heart rate monitor, patient and doctors in background in intensive care unit
The "Bubble Study" for Patent Foramen Ovale
critical limb ischemia
Critical Limb Ischemia: Overview and More
3d rendering of the human heart anatomy
Vascular Disease: Overview and More
Female doctor discussing with a patient
Understanding 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
Congenital Heart Disease: Overview and More
woman recovering from heart bypass surgery
Heart Bypass Surgery: Recovery
Arriving at hospital for heart bypass surgery
Heart Bypass Surgery: How to Prepare
heart bypass surgery long term care
Heart Bypass Surgery: Long-Term Care
baby being examined by doctor
Tetralogy of Fallot
Illustration of male kidneys and heart
Examining the Link Between Heart and Kidney Disease
Mediterranean diet
Gut Bacteria and Heart Disease Treatment
Female doctor talking with senior patient lying by daughter in hospital ward
Transient Ischemic Attack: Overview and More
doctor and patient
Symptoms and Causes of Myocarditis
Images from an echocardiogram
Hibernating Heart Muscles: What Happens?
Woman using laptop and working from home
Framingham Risk Calculator and Cholesterol
Girl recovering in a hospital
Kawasaki Disease and Cardiac Complications
a cyanotic blue baby crying in pain and distress
Blue Lips: Characteristics, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
The heart is protected by the pericardium.
Pericarditis Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
The Link Between Migraines and Heart Disease
Migraines and Cardiovascular Disease: How They're Linked
Pregnant woman in hospital gown
The Basics of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Senior Women Playing Board Game
How Cardiac Symptoms Are Different in Women
Man having chest pain.
Overview of Pulmonary Infarction
doctor and patient
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Overview and More
Anesthetist checking an external heart monitor.
Atherosclerosis, Arteriosclerosis, and Heart Surgery