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Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication
Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
Winter Weather Tips for Cardiac Patients
The American Heart Association says that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, especially those in poor physical condition or those with existing heart disease or a personal history of stroke.
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
After Your Heart Attack Brochure (Spanish)
Este folleto contesta muchas de las preguntas de los pacientes que han sufrido un ataque al corazon, explica como ocurren los ataques cardiacos y sus secuelas fisicas.
Sex and Heart Disease Brochure
This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
Your Cardiac Catheterization Brochure
This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
Your Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol with TLC
This booklet helps patients lower their cholesterol by making therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC). It provides practical advice on adopting the three elements of TLC: a heart-healthy diet low in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol, physical activity, and weight control.
Heart Attack Personal Stories
Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
This brochure presents the latest American Heart Association science on aspirin therapy for the prevention of heart disease and stroke, as well as its use in acute event treatment.
The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.