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  1. Heart Valve Disease
  2. Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol
  3. 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.
  4. Heart Valve Disease and Pregnancy
  5. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  6. Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention Myths
  7. Coronary Artery Disease: Family History
  8. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease Learn how a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your risk for heartdisease.
  9. Heart Failure: Disease Management Programs
  10. Coronary Artery Disease Includes causes and symptoms of heartdisease. Looks at cholesterol, hypertension, and risk of heart attack. Covers diet, physical activity, and treatment with medicines, angioplasty, and bypass surgery. Includes how to help prevent heartdisease.
  11. Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease
  12. Heart Attack and Stroke in Women: Reducing Your Risk Covers risk of heartdisease and stroke in women. Lists things that increase risk. Lists prevention steps, such as diet, exercise, not smoking, managing cholesterol and blood pressure, and making decisions on birth control and hormone therapy.
  13. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heartdisease risk and what you can do about it.
  14. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  15. Coronary Artery Disease: Exercising for a Healthy Heart Covers importance of exercising regularly when you have coronary artery disease. Guides you through steps of starting a complete exercise program that includes aerobic exercise, strength training, and stretching. Explains how to set goals you can reach.
  16. Coronary Artery Disease: Every Step Matters Learn how heartdisease affects you and how to help prevent a heart attack.
  17. Coronary Artery Disease: Women Are at Risk Too Learn why it's important to know your risk for heartdisease if you're a woman.
  18. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  19. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  20. Healthy Eating: Eating Heart-Healthy Foods Discusses foods to improve heart health. Looks at basic rules of a heart healthy eating, including eating more fruits and vegetables. Lists specific foods that are considered good for your heart.
  21. Learning About Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Learn what raises your risk for having a heart attack or stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  22. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  23. Calcium Channel Blockers for Coronary Artery Disease Covers medicine to lower blood pressure and treat heartdisease. Info on generic and brand names, such as amlodipine (Norvasc) and diltiazem (Cardizem). Explains how medicine works. Also includes info on benefits and side effects.
  24. Aortic Valve Stenosis: Treatment When You Have Another HeartDisease
  25. Medical History and Physical Exam for Coronary Artery Disease Covers questions that doctor might ask to help diagnose heartdisease. Covers medical exam, which includes checks on blood pressure and heartbeat, lungs, pulses, and carotid arteries. Includes info on signs of heart failure.
  26. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  27. 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.
  28. Coronary Artery Disease: Moving Forward See how a diagnosis of heartdisease inspired others to care for their heart.
  29. Cardiomyopathy
  30. Paget's Disease and Heart Failure
  31. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for Coronary Artery Disease Covers medicines to lower blood pressure and heart's workload. Includes use in people with diabetes. Lists generic and brand names, such as benazepril (Lotensin) and enalapril (Vasotec). Info includes how well ACE inhibitors work and side effects.
  32. Metabolic Syndrome Discusses metabolic syndrome, a group of health problems that increase risk for diabetes and heartdisease (coronary artery disease). Covers risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Covers diet and exercise to improve health.
  33. 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.
  34. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  35. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for Heart Attack Learn how to lower your risk for heart attack.
  36. Heart-Healthy Diet Learn how to start eating foods that are good for your heart.
  37. Cardiac Rehabilitation Discusses cardiac rehabilitation (rehab), which helps you feel better and reduce risk of future heart problems with exercise and lifestyle changes. Looks at rehab for people who have heart conditions such as heart attack, heart surgery, or heart failure.
  38. Mitral Valve Disease: Heart Rhythm Problems
  39. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people not already diagnosed with heartdisease through decision to take statin medicine to lower risk of heart attack or stroke. Covers cholesterol and other risk factors. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  40. Cardiac Rehab: How It Can Help Hear how cardiac rehab helped others have less fear and be more sure about how to live with a heart problem.
  41. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) Discusses medicines to treat coronary heartdisease and lower risk of heart failure. Includes list of generic and brand name medicines, including valsartan (Diovan) and losartan (Cozaar). Covers how they work and side effects.
  42. Heart Failure: Compensation by the Heart and Body
  43. Kawasaki Disease
  44. Lyme Disease Discusses Lyme disease, an infection spread by ticks. Includes info on deer ticks. Covers symptoms and Lyme disease tests. Covers treatment with antibiotics. Includes info on complications from not treating Lyme disease. Offers prevention tips.
  45. Open-Heart Surgery: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself and what activities to avoid after open-heart surgery.
  46. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  47. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heart attack.
  48. Coronary Artery Disease: Being Active Learn how regular exercise can help your heart get stronger and healthier.
  49. Aspirin and Antiplatelets for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at antiplatelets, including aspirin, to prevent heart attack. Lists who should and shouldn't take it. Includes dosage, benefits, and side effects. Includes how to take it during heart attack.
  50. Acute Coronary Syndrome Covers angina and symptoms that happen when the heart does not get enough blood. Covers unstable angina and heart attack. Discusses treatment with medicines, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  51. Bypass Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease Learn what bypass surgery does for your heart and what will happen during surgery.
  52. Coronary Artery Disease and Depression Learn how keeping your mood healthy can also help keep your heart healthy.
  53. Beta-Blockers for Coronary Artery Disease Covers drugs that treat heart conditions. Lists generic and brand names of drugs that slow the heart rate. Explains when they are used and how they protect heart. Covers atenolol (Tenormin) and metoprolol (Lopressor). Covers side effects.
  54. Anticoagulants for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at medicines to slow blood clotting, also called blood thinners. Includes heparin and warfarin. Explains its use to lower risk of heart attack and stroke and use after angioplasty. Info on how well medicine works and side effects.
  55. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Covers procedure, which is also called percutaneous coronary intervention, to widen narrow coronary arteries for stable angina and heart attack. Links to a slideshow of angioplasty. Describes use of stent and balloon to open artery. Explains why it's done and when it's not done. Includes how well it works, risks, and recovery time.
  56. 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.
  57. Classification of Heart Failure
  58. Heart Failure Complications
  59. Heart Failure Stages
  60. Heart Failure Symptoms
  61. Heart Failure Types
  62. Coronary Arteries and Heart Function
  63. 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.
  64. Rheumatic Fever and the Heart
  65. Medicines to Prevent Abnormal Heart Rhythm in Heart Failure
  66. Heart-Healthy Eating
  67. Heart Failure Daily Action Plan
  68. Carotid Artery Disease
  69. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  70. Congenital Heart Defect Types
  71. Coronary Artery Disease: Making Peace With Medicines Learn how others accept taking heart medicines as part of daily life.
  72. Coronary Artery Disease: Getting Back on Track See how to get back to taking care of your heart.
  73. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  74. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  75. Lyme Disease Test Discusses antibody test used to detect Lyme disease. Covers two types of test (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and Western blot test). Covers why and how they are done. Includes info on what results mean.
  76. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  77. Coronary Artery Disease: Commit to Making an Exercise Plan Picture an exercise plan you would enjoy, and commit to taking small steps to get there.
  78. Nitrates for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at medicines to stop chest pain (angina). Lists generic and brand names, such as nitroglycerin (Nitro-Dur). Info on how well nitrates work, side effects, and warning not to use them with erection medicines such as Cialis, Levitra, and Viagra.
  79. Heart Failure: Practice Tracking Sodium Learn how to start tracking the sodium in all the foods and drinks you have each day.
  80. Heart Failure: Daily Symptom Checks Learn how to easily check your symptoms daily so you can stay healthy.
  81. Heart Failure: Learn to Recognize Symptoms Learn how checking your symptoms every day helps you manage your heart failure.
  82. Heart Failure: When to Call for Help Learn why you need a written plan to know when heart failure symptoms are an emergency.
  83. Heart Failure: Medicines to Avoid Learn which medicines could make your heart failure worse.
  84. Heart Failure: Self-Care Learn why your daily care plan is so important for managing your heart failure.
  85. Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure Learn how to avoid things that could make your heart failure worse.
  86. Heart Failure: Limiting Sodium Learn why sodium is bad for heart failure and get tips for low-sodium meals.
  87. Heart Failure: Being Active Learn how exercise is good for your heart and how to be active and safe.
  88. Heart Failure: Limiting Fluids Learn tips for limiting fluids to prevent fluid buildup.
  89. Heart Failure: Track Your Symptoms Learn to keep track of your symptoms to help manage your heart failure.
  90. 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.
  91. 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.
  92. 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.
  93. 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.
  94. Heart Valve Surgery: Recovery
  95. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  96. Monitoring and Medicines for Heart Failure
  97. Heart Failure: Tips for Caregivers
  98. 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.
  99. Triggers of Sudden Heart Failure
  100. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing

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