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  • 71. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish) Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 72. Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Attack The American Heart Association explains the heart disease symptoms which may lead to a heart attack such as Undue fatigue, Palpitations, Dyspnea and chest pain such as angina pectoris or unstable angina. Also learn how a heart attack is diagnosed and the various cardiac tests and cardiac procedures for heart attack diagnosis.
  • 73. Heart Valves and Circulation To fully understand your valve condition or the problems you or your loved one may be facing, it helps to understand the basics of heart valves and circulation.
  • 74. Medications for Heart Valve Symptoms Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
  • 75. Fetal Circulation The American Heart Association explains why Fetal Circulation, circulation in the fetus, is more complicated than after birth.
  • 76. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 77. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 78. Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum Outreach event to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases & stroke, remove race & ethnicity barriers, provide education & tools for action--all enlisting the women of Harlem.
  • 79. Heart Valve Disease Personal Stories Facing heart valve surgery can be a daunting task. Hear from other patients sharing their experience with heart valve surgery.
  • 80. About Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains congenital heart disease and congenital heart defects in adults and children.


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