Results for 'heart disease'
Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
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.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol
High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
What are my risks for getting heart disease?
The American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.
African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease among African Americans. Hypertension in Blacks.
Is 3 Meals a Day the Only Way?
The American Heart Association explains that the number of meals you eat may not be so important. How you eat those meals is what matters most when it comes to decreasing the risk of heart disease and other health problems that come along with being overweight.
American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.