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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. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease Learn how a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your risk for heartdisease.
  6. 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.
  7. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  8. Coronary Artery Disease: Moving Forward See how a diagnosis of heartdisease inspired others to care for their heart.
  9. 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.
  10. Coronary Artery Disease: Women Are at Risk Too Learn why it's important to know your risk for heartdisease if you're a woman.
  11. Coronary Artery Disease: Every Step Matters Learn how heartdisease affects you and how to help prevent a heart attack.
  12. Coronary Artery Disease: Being Active Learn how regular exercise can help your heart get stronger and healthier.
  13. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heartdisease risk and what you can do about it.
  17. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heart attack.
  18. Bypass Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease Learn what bypass surgery does for your heart and what will happen during surgery.
  19. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for Heart Attack Learn how to lower your risk for heart attack.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Coronary Artery Disease: Making Peace With Medicines Learn how others accept taking heart medicines as part of daily life.
  26. Coronary Artery Disease: Getting Back on Track See how to get back to taking care of your heart.
  27. Coronary Arteries and Heart Function
  28. Coronary Artery Disease and Depression Learn how keeping your mood healthy can also help keep your heart healthy.
  29. 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.
  30. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  31. 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.
  32. Coronary Artery Disease: Family History
  33. 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.
  34. Aortic Valve Stenosis: Treatment When You Have Another HeartDisease
  35. 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.
  36. Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention Myths
  37. Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol
  38. Depression and Coronary Artery Disease
  39. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  40. Heart-Healthy Diet Learn how to start eating foods that are good for your heart.
  41. Smoking and Coronary Artery Disease
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. Coronary Artery Disease: Helping a Loved One
  47. 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.
  48. Coronary Artery Disease: Roles of Different Doctors
  49. 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.
  50. Deciding About Coronary Angiogram Learn when having an angiogram is helpful and when it may not be needed.
  51. Coronary Angiogram: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have a coronary angiogram.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. Coronary Angiogram: What Is it? Learn how and why an angiogram is done.
  55. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  56. Open-Heart Surgery: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself and what activities to avoid after open-heart surgery.
  57. Heart Catheterization for Congenital Heart Defects
  58. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  59. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  60. 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.
  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. 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. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  65. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks
  66. 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.
  67. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  68. 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.
  69. Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One
  70. Helping a Loved One After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a Heart Attack and Stroke
  74. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  75. Medical History and Physical Exam for a Slow Heart Rate
  76. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  77. Drug-Eluting Stents
  78. Cardiac Cachexia
  79. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  80. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  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. Familial Lipid Disorders
  83. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Lifestyle Changes
  84. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Hospital Program
  85. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Home Program
  86. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Outpatient Program
  87. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Maintenance Program
  88. Cardiac Rehabilitation Team
  89. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Weight and Resistance Training
  90. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Monitoring Your Body's Response to Exercise
  91. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Medicine and Exercise
  92. Types of Bradycardia
  93. Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
  94. Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Deciding About Surgery

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