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  1. Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  6. Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol
  7. 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.
  8. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) Discusses medicines to treat coronaryheartdisease 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.
  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. Coronary Artery Disease: Family History
  11. Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention Myths
  12. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease Learn how a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your risk for heartdisease.
  13. Coronary Artery Disease: Moving Forward See how a diagnosis of heartdisease inspired others to care for their heart.
  14. Coronary Artery Disease: Being Active Learn how regular exercise can help your heart get stronger and healthier.
  15. Coronary Artery Disease: Women Are at Risk Too Learn why it's important to know your risk for heartdisease if you're a woman.
  16. Coronary Artery Disease: Every Step Matters Learn how heartdisease affects you and how to help prevent a heart attack.
  17. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for Heart Attack Learn how to lower your risk for heart attack.
  18. Coronary Arteries and Heart Function
  19. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  20. Coronary Artery Disease: Making Peace With Medicines Learn how others accept taking heart medicines as part of daily life.
  21. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heart attack.
  22. 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.
  23. Bypass Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease Learn what bypass surgery does for your heart and what will happen during surgery.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Coronary Artery Disease: Getting Back on Track See how to get back to taking care of your heart.
  31. Coronary Artery Disease and Depression Learn how keeping your mood healthy can also help keep your heart healthy.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  35. Depression and Coronary Artery Disease
  36. Heart-Healthy Diet Learn how to start eating foods that are good for your heart.
  37. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  38. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heartdisease risk and what you can do about it.
  39. Smoking and Coronary Artery Disease
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. Coronary Artery Disease: Should I Have Bypass Surgery? Guides you through decision to have bypass surgery. Explains when bypass surgery might be needed. Covers other treatment options. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  43. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  44. Coronary Artery Disease: Should I Have Angioplasty for Stable Angina? Guides you through the decision to have angioplasty when you have stable angina. Lists benefits and risks of angioplasty and medical therapy. Explains why lifestyle changes are still important. Includes interactive tool to help you with your decision.
  45. Coronary Artery Disease: Helping a Loved One
  46. Deciding About Coronary Angiogram Learn when having an angiogram is helpful and when it may not be needed.
  47. Coronary Angiogram: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have a coronary angiogram.
  48. Coronary Artery Disease: Roles of Different Doctors
  49. 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.
  50. Aortic Valve Stenosis: Treatment When You Have Another HeartDisease
  51. Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Covers types of coronary bypass surgeries, also called CABG. Includes minimally invasive surgeries. Links to slideshow of CABG. Looks at when surgery is done. Describes how surgery is done, recovery time, and risks.
  52. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. Coronary Angiogram: What Is it? Learn how and why an angiogram is done.
  56. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  57. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  58. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  59. Open-Heart Surgery: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself and what activities to avoid after open-heart surgery.
  60. 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.
  61. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  62. 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.
  63. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  64. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks
  65. Helping a Loved One After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One
  69. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a Heart Attack and Stroke
  70. Medical History and Physical Exam for a Slow Heart Rate
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  74. 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.
  75. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  76. Cardiac Cachexia
  77. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  78. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  79. Macrovascular Diabetes Complications
  80. Familial Lipid Disorders
  81. Pacemaker for Bradycardia Discusses pacemakers used to treat bradycardia. Discusses various types of pacemakers. Covers how they work and how well they work, risks, and possible side effects.
  82. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Lifestyle Changes
  83. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Hospital Program
  84. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Home Program
  85. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Outpatient Program
  86. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Maintenance Program
  87. Cardiac Rehabilitation Team
  88. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Weight and Resistance Training
  89. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Medicine and Exercise
  90. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Monitoring Your Body's Response to Exercise
  91. Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
  92. Types of Bradycardia
  93. Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Deciding About Surgery

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