Results for 'heart disease'
Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation
Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
Types of Replacement Heart Valves
If you need to have a heart valve replacement, there are several choices to consider when selecting the type of valve you need. Learn more about them.
The American Heart Association explains why Fetal Circulation, circulation in the fetus, is more complicated than after birth.
7 Salty Myths BUSTED
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
Health Insurance Marketplace Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplaces with this infographic.
75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods Infographic
The American Heart Association surveyed Americans about the sodium in their foods. Here's what they said!
Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives
Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
Flu and Pneumonia Prevention
The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
Too Much Sodium Infographic
The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.