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Results for 'heart attack'
  • Results 61 - 70 of about 85

  • 61. Microvascular Angina The American Heart Association explains microvascular angina.
  • 62. Heart Attack Symptoms in Women What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.
  • 63. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 64. Cardiac Catheterization The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.
  • 65. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 66. 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.
  • 67. Electrophysiology Studies (EPS) The American Heart Association explains Electrophysiology Studies (EPS).
  • 68. Warning Signs of a Heart Attack What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
  • 69. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 70. Can You Recognize a Heart Attack? Quiz Can You Recognize a Heart Attack? Take the American Heart Association's quiz.


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