Results for 'heart disease'
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.
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.
Control Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol levels using these simple tips.
Cultural habits put Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke
Cultural habits can be hazardous to your health, according to Lucas Restrepo, M.D., Ph.D. ?Some behaviors put Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke,? he emphasizes. ?Our foods are delicious but often times have a high content of fat and salt...
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR or TAVI)
Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn how to change your taste for sodium with this three-week plan.
Heart Valve Problems and Disease
The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.
Getting Heart Healthy One Simple Step at a Time
The American Heart Association explains Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid such a diagnosis in the first place.
Roles of Your Four Heart Valves
To better understand your valve condition and to help prepare you to understand everything your healthcare provider will discuss, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.