Results for ' heart disease'
Roles of Your Four Heart Valves
To better understand your valve condition and to help prepare you to understand everything your healthcare provider will discuss, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.
Coronary Artery Disease - Coronary Heart Disease
What is coronary heart disease? What is coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the sometimes confusing terms CAD and CHD, the causes of CAD, risk factors for coronary artery disease, and how to prevent coronary artery disease or CAD.
Measure Your Risks Posters
Hang this 17" x 22" poster in high-traffic areas to alert everybody to risk factors of heart disease and stroke. The poster is printed in English on one side, and Spanish on the reverse.
Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds
The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
About Congenital Heart Defects
The American Heart Association explains congenital heart disease and congenital heart defects in adults and children.
American Heart Ride
The 5th Annual American Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association.
Protect the NIH from Sequestration
Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
Heart-Health: Out With the Pyramid, In With the Plate
The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is managing your risk factors. the American Heart Association explains that invovles eating a balanced diet. MyPlate has replaced the Food Guide Pyramid with a new shape and updated recommendations to help consumers follow the federal government?s 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Read how it might affect those with heart disease.
BMI in Children
The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers
The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.