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We found 26 results for Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases
  1. Coronary Artery Disease Includes causes and symptoms of heart disease. 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 heart disease.
  2. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease Learn how a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your risk for heart disease.
  3. Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention Myths
  4. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  5. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  6. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Coronary Artery Disease: Every Step Matters Learn how heart disease affects you and how to help prevent a heart attack.
  10. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  11. Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One
  12. Coronary Artery Disease: Should I Have an Angiogram? Guides you through the decision to have an angiogram. Explains why the test is done and what it can show. Discusses why you might or might not want to have the test. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  13. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a Heart Attack and Stroke
  14. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for Heart Attack Learn how to lower your risk for heart attack.
  15. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people not already diagnosed with heart disease 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.
  16. Heart Attack and Stroke in Women: Reducing Your Risk Covers risk of heart disease 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  19. Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test? Guides you through the decision to have a coronary calcium scan. Explains why a coronary calcium scan is done and what it can show. Lists treatments that might come after a coronary calcium scan. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  23. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  24. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  25. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks
  26. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heart attack and stroke.

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