Results for 'heart disease'
Getting an Accurate Heart Valve Diagnosis
In order to decide the best treatment for your heart valve condition, you?ll need a careful evaluation. An accurate diagnosis helps you and your treatment team determine the risks and benefits of your treatment options.
"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.
For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish)_1281465744717
Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
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.
Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems or valvular heart disease.
Introduction to Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
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.