Learn About Heart Conditions

Heart Attack

Heart attack is the leading cause of death in the US. While many people feel chest and back pain, the symptoms of heart attack can vary. Learn the common attack signs and those that are less common...

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Blood Clots

A blood clot is a normal and healthy response to injury. However, a blood clot may form in a healthy blood vessel (called thrombosis) and may obstruct the flow of blood through the circulatory syst...

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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease occurs when your arteries restrict, making it difficult for blood to circulate to your limbs. Plaque buildup in your veins is a frequent cause of peripheral artery disease...

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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (or A-fib) is the most common abnormal heart rhythm. Though it may cause no symptoms, it can increase your risk for a number of serious complications. Visit this page to learn m...

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Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)

Arrhythmia, or an irregular heartbeat, can manifest itself in several forms including a heart flutter, slow heart rate or rapid heart beat. If you are experiencing heart arrhythmia, it is likely yo...

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Heart Failure

Heart failure can come as a result of several health conditions. Some of these may be faulty heart valves, damage or inflammation to the heart muscle, coronary heart disease, congenital defects, di...

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Stroke

The cause and symptoms of stroke are important to recognize. If you have experienced a stroke, it is possible to regain some or all of your former abilities by acting quickly to receive medical hel...

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High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your heart pumps large amounts of blood through narrow arteries. This common condition affects many adults and, if left unchecked, can lead to othe...

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Manage Heart Conditions

  • Treatment and Care

    Learn what medicine, surgical options, home treatments and alternative therapies are available for heart disease. Find out which remedies are most ...

  • Coping

    Dealing with heart disease can be emotionally draining. Learn from people, such as Dr. Gary, what you can do to stay healthy and happy whether you’...

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Discover simple ways to avoid heart disease and become more heart healthy. Find out what factors play into heart disease and heart conditions. Lear...

  • Prevention

    One of the best things about heart disease is that it is largely preventable. The earlier you start taking care of your heart, the better off you’l...