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  1. Is It a Heart Attack? Hear a story about how heart attacks may feel different than you expect.
  2. Heart and Circulation Provides link to info on high cholesterol and cholesterol/triglyceride tests. Also has links to info on coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial disease of the legs, plus tools to decide about treatment options.
  3. Heart Block
  4. Heart Murmur Discusses heart murmur, an extra sound the blood makes as it flows through theheart. Covers harmless (innocent) murmurs and abnormal murmurs. Includes info on heart valve damage. Discusses tests by a cardiologist including electrocardiogram (ECG).
  5. Heart Transplant
  6. Heart Failure Describes heart failure (congestive heart failure). Discusses common causes like hypertension and coronary artery disease. Has info on symptoms. Covers diagnostic tests and treatments. Discusses heart failure classification system and stages of CHF.
  7. Heart Failure: Compensation by theHeart and Body
  8. Heart Catheterization for Congenital Heart Defects
  9. Heart Health: Walking for a Healthy Heart Covers walking as one of the easiest ways to increase your physical activity and improve your health. Explains what you need to know before starting a walking program. Includes how to stay motivated.
  10. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heart disease risk and what you can do about it.
  11. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  12. Sex and Your Heart
  13. Heart-Healthy Diet Learn how to start eating foods that are good for your heart.
  14. Heart Failure Symptoms
  15. Heart Failure Complications
  16. How theHeart Works
  17. Heart Failure Types
  18. Heart Failure Stages
  19. SPECT Image of theHeart
  20. Electrical System of theHeart
  21. Heart Arrhythmias and Exercise
  22. Heart-Healthy Eating
  23. Fast Heart Rate
  24. Rheumatic Fever and theHeart
  25. Heart Valve Disease
  26. Myxoma Tumors of theHeart
  27. Congenital Heart Defects Discusses problems with how a baby's heart forms. Also looks at problems found when a person is an adult. Includes info on patent ductus arteriosus, aortic valve stenosis, and coarctation of the aorta. Covers treatment with medicine and surgery.
  28. Classification of Heart Failure
  29. Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (Systolic Heart Failure)
  30. Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (Diastolic Heart Failure)
  31. Medicines to Prevent Abnormal Heart Rhythm in Heart Failure
  32. Heart Failure: Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure Tells how to prevent sudden heart failure. Covers symptoms and lists triggers that lead to congestive heart failure: too much salt, too much exercise, and taking medicines wrong. Encourages staying with diet, medicine, and exercise plan.
  33. Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Learn how surgery is done to replace a faulty heart valve.
  34. Cholesterol: Choosing a Heart-Healthy Life Learn about making healthy changes that can help lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  35. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  36. Heart Failure: Practice Tracking Sodium Learn how to start tracking the sodium in all the foods and drinks you have each day.
  37. Heart Failure: Daily Symptom Checks Learn how to easily check your symptoms daily so you can stay healthy.
  38. Heart Failure: Learn to Recognize Symptoms Learn how checking your symptoms every day helps you manage your heart failure.
  39. Heart Failure: Your Reason to Be Active Find what motivates you to add a little activity to your life and benefit your heart.
  40. Open-Heart Surgery: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself and what activities to avoid after open-heart surgery.
  41. Heart Failure Daily Action Plan
  42. Plaque, Platelets, and Heart Attack Learn how natural processes in your blood vessels can become a problem and cause a heart attack.
  43. Beta-Blockers After a Heart Attack Learn how beta-blocker medicine helps your heart heal after a heart attack.
  44. How a Heart Attack Happens Get a clear, simple explanation of what happens in a heart attack.
  45. Heart Failure: When to Call for Help Learn why you need a written plan to know when heart failure symptoms are an emergency.
  46. Heart Failure: Medicines to Avoid Learn which medicines could make your heart failure worse.
  47. Heart Failure: Self-Care Learn why your daily care plan is so important for managing your heart failure.
  48. Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure Learn how to avoid things that could make your heart failure worse.
  49. Heart Failure: Limiting Sodium Learn why sodium is bad for heart failure and get tips for low-sodium meals.
  50. Heart Failure: Being Active Learn how exercise is good for your heart and how to be active and safe.
  51. Heart Failure: Limiting Fluids Learn tips for limiting fluids to prevent fluid buildup.
  52. Heart Failure: Track Your Symptoms Learn to keep track of your symptoms to help manage your heart failure.
  53. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  54. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina Covers causes of heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina. Discusses symptoms like chest pain or pressure. Explains MI and angina differences. Offers prevention tips. Covers diagnostic tests and treatment with medicines and surgery.
  55. Congenital Heart Defect Types
  56. Congenital Heart Defects in Adults
  57. Monitoring and Medicines for Heart Failure
  58. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms
  59. High-Output Heart Failure
  60. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  61. Coronary Arteries and Heart Function
  62. Heart Failure: Eating a Healthy Diet
  63. Heart Failure: Tips for Caregivers
  64. Paget's Disease and Heart Failure
  65. Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke Discusses taking aspirin to prevent a first and second heart attack for people who have coronary artery disease. Covers aspirin therapy to help lower risk of a stroke. Discusses if aspirin therapy is for you. Looks at things to avoid while taking aspirin.
  66. Heart Rhythm Problems: Diary of Symptoms
  67. Catheter Ablation for a Fast Heart Rate Covers procedure to destroy (ablate) tiny areas of heart muscle causing fast heart rate. Includes radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation. Covers use for supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia (AVRT), Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, and ventricular tachycardia.
  68. Arrhythmias: Foods That Affect Heart Rate
  69. Heart Rhythm Problems and Driving
  70. Heart Rhythm Problems: Symptoms
  71. Heart Failure: Checking Your Weight Discusses importance of tracking weight for those with heart failure. Offers links to info on watching fluid intake, activity and exercise, and eating less salt. Covers how to check your weight when you have heart failure.
  72. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  73. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks
  74. Congenital Heart Defects: Exercise and Sports
  75. Thrombolytics for Heart Attack and Stroke
  76. Heart Failure: Taking Medicines Properly Explains how to take medicine for congestive heart failure. Suggests schedules, lists, and pill containers to remember when to take medicines. Covers need-to-know names of medicines and side effects. Also how to handle missed doses, need to avoid certain medicines.
  77. Heart Failure: Watching Your Fluids Discusses need to watch fluid intake with congestive heart failure. Gives tips on spacing fluids throughout day and how to easily keep track of fluid intake. Also mentions diuretic medicines to remove excess fluid from body.
  78. Heart Failure: Activity and Exercise Tells how to exercise to improve health with congestive heart failure. Includes need for doctor's okay and exercise plan. Includes tips on physical activity like stretching, walking, swimming, lifting weights, yoga, and tai chi.
  79. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  80. Modify Recipes for a Heart-Healthy Diet
  81. Heart Failure and Sleep Problems
  82. Heart Failure and Sexual Activity
  83. Heart Valve Replacement Surgery
  84. Heart Valve Disease and Pregnancy
  85. Heart Valve Replacement: How to Prepare
  86. Heart Valve Surgery: Recovery
  87. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  88. Electronic Fetal Heart Monitoring
  89. Congenital Heart Defects: Complications
  90. Congenital Heart Defects: Pregnancy
  91. History and Physical Exam for Heart Failure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heart attack, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Also medicines you take, illnesses in your family. Covers listening to heart and lungs, checking legs and belly for swelling.
  92. Triggers of Sudden Heart Failure
  93. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing
  94. Heart Failure: Avoiding Colds and Flu
  95. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  96. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  97. Heart Failure: Disease Management Programs
  98. Heart Valve Problems: Should I Choose a Mechanical Valve or Tissue Valve to Replace My Heart Valve? Guides you through decision about choosing new valve to replace your heart valve if you have aortic valve problems or mitral valve problems. Compares benefits and risks of mechanical valves versus tissue valves. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  99. Why Beta-Blockers Are Important After a Heart Attack See how beta-blocker medicines work in your body and can help prevent another heart attack.
  100. Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent a Heart Attack See why your doctor prescribed low-dose aspirin for your heart.

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