Results for 'heart disease'
Meditation and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors
original article page for simple science
Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English)
La diabetes aumenta sustancialmente el riesgo de sufrir un ataque al corazon o ataque al cerebro. Este folleto explica por que la diabetes es un factor de riesgo, y como se puede manejarla.
"Innocent" Heart Murmur
Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Staying Fit With Chronic Pain
The American Heart Association explains protecting your heart health can seem overwhelming if you also battle chronic pain. Learn these tips on how to balance the two.
Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
Having diabetes significantly raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. This booklet addresses why diabetes is a risk factor, and how weight management, nutrition and physical activity can help manage it.
Commit to be Fit Brochure
Find out about the importance of physical activity in reducing heart disease risk, and how to begin or maintain an activity program. This booklet offers plenty of ideas on starting a physical activity program that will be both healthful and enjoyable.
Symptoms of Heart Valve Problems
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.
Health Literacy | Understanding What Your Doctor Is Saying
The American Heart Association helps you learn what to do if you don't understand what you healthcare provider is telling you.
For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish)
Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke