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  1. Is It a HeartAttack? Hear a story about how heart attacks may feel different than you expect.
  2. Smoking: HeartAttack and Stroke Risks
  3. Thrombolytics for HeartAttack and Stroke
  4. Statins Are Important After a HeartAttack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  5. Plaque, Platelets, and HeartAttack Learn how natural processes in your blood vessels can become a problem and cause a heartattack.
  6. Beta-Blockers After a HeartAttack Learn how beta-blocker medicine helps your heart heal after a heartattack.
  7. How a HeartAttack Happens Get a clear, simple explanation of what happens in a heartattack.
  8. How to Prevent a Second HeartAttack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heartattack.
  9. Heart Attack and Unstable Angina Covers causes of heartattack (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.
  10. Aspirin to Prevent HeartAttack and Stroke Discusses taking aspirin to prevent a first and second heartattack 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.
  11. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  12. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  13. Alan's Story: Coping With Change After a HeartAttack
  14. Why Beta-Blockers Are Important After a HeartAttack See how beta-blocker medicines work in your body and can help prevent another heartattack.
  15. Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent a HeartAttack See why your doctor prescribed low-dose aspirin for your heart.
  16. Learning About Risk for HeartAttack and Stroke Learn what raises your risk for having a heartattack or stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  17. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for HeartAttack and Stroke
  18. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for HeartAttack Learn how to lower your risk for heartattack.
  19. Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One
  20. Beta-Blockers for HeartAttack and Unstable Angina Looks at medicines to help people who have unstable angina or those having a heartattack. Lists generic and brand names such as metoprolol (Lopressor) and penbutolol (Levatol). Covers how they work and side effects.
  21. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a HeartAttack and Stroke
  22. Resuming Sexual Activity After a HeartAttack
  23. 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.
  24. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a HeartAttack or Stroke? Guides people not already diagnosed with heart disease through decision to take statin medicine to lower risk of heartattack or stroke. Covers cholesterol and other risk factors. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  25. Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Increase Your Risk of HeartAttack? Interactive tool shows how smoking increases your chance of having a heartattack in the next 10 years.
  26. Aspirin: Should I Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent a HeartAttack or Stroke? Guides people who have not had a heartattack or a stroke through decision to take daily aspirin. Discusses benefits and risks. Looks at who can take daily aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  27. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heartattack and stroke.
  28. Coronary Artery Disease: Every Step Matters Learn how heart disease affects you and how to help prevent a heartattack.
  29. Cardiac Enzyme Studies
  30. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heartattack.
  31. History and Physical Exam for Heart Failure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heartattack, 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.
  32. Chest Problems Discusses possible causes of chest pain, which include angina, heartattack, pneumothorax, or chest wall pain. Covers heartattack symptoms. Includes interactive tool to decide when to seek care. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  33. What Is Clot-Busting (Thrombolytic) Treatment? Learn how clot-busting medicines are used for emergencies like stroke and heartattack.
  34. 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 heartattack, heart surgery, or heart failure.
  35. 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.
  36. 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 heartattack and stroke and use after angioplasty. Info on how well medicine works and side effects.
  37. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Covers procedure, which is also called percutaneous coronary intervention, to widen narrow coronary arteries for stable angina and heartattack. 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.
  38. Aspirin and Antiplatelets for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at antiplatelets, including aspirin, to prevent heartattack. Lists who should and shouldn't take it. Includes dosage, benefits, and side effects. Includes how to take it during heartattack.
  39. High Cholesterol Covers the kinds of cholesterol. Explains that cholesterol is one of many risk factors for heartattack and stroke. Covers treatment to lower risk of heartattack and stroke that includes healthy habits and statins.
  40. Acute Coronary Syndrome Covers angina and symptoms that happen when the heart does not get enough blood. Covers unstable angina and heartattack. Discusses treatment with medicines, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  41. Coronary Artery Disease Includes causes and symptoms of heart disease. Looks at cholesterol, hypertension, and risk of heartattack. Covers diet, physical activity, and treatment with medicines, angioplasty, and bypass surgery. Includes how to help prevent heart disease.
  42. Pacemaker: Living Well With It Discusses pacemakers to control heart rhythm. Gives information on safety guidelines and tips for exercise and travel.
  43. Exercise Electrocardiogram Covers exercise stress test, also called treadmill test or exercise EKG. Explains why it's done, such as finding cause of angina symptoms and checking exercise tolerance after heartattack. Includes how it's done and how it feels. Includes risks.
  44. Statins: Should You Take Them to Lower Your Risk? Compare the pros and cons of taking a statin to lower your risk for heartattack and stroke.
  45. Cholesterol: Choosing a Heart-Healthy Life Learn about making healthy changes that can help lower your risk for heartattack and stroke.
  46. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke. Covers causes, including blood clot as a result of atherosclerosis. Looks at treatment with medicines, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Discusses prevention steps.
  47. High Blood Pressure Covers causes and symptoms of high blood pressure. Explains systolic and diastolic pressure numbers. Looks at treatment and prevention steps. Includes risks of untreated high blood pressure such as heartattack, stroke, and kidney failure.
  48. Rheumatic Fever and the Heart
  49. High Blood Pressure, Transient Ischemic Attack, and Stroke
  50. Heart Rhythm Problems: Symptoms
  51. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms
  52. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  53. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  54. Fainting
  55. Stroke Discusses ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and TIA (transient ischemic attack). Describes stroke symptoms and importance of acting fast if symptoms develop. Covers stroke treatment and prevention.
  56. Carotid Endarterectomy Discusses carotid endarterectomy surgery to remove plaque buildup in the carotid arteries to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Includes info on how surgery can help prevent future strokes. Looks at long-term aspirin treatment.
  57. 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.
  58. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  59. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  60. Stroke Prevention: Should I Have a Carotid Artery Procedure? Guides through the decision to have a carotid endarterectomy or carotid artery stenting to prevent stroke if you have not already had a stroke or TIA. Lists pros and cons. Explains risks. Looks at other treatments. Has interactive tool to help you decide.
  61. Stroke: Know the Signs and Act FAST Learn an easy way to recognize stroke symptoms and know when to call 911.
  62. Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take an anticoagulant to prevent stroke. Explains atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants and aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  63. Carotid Artery Procedure: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have a procedure to help prevent a stroke.
  64. Blood Thinners Other Than Warfarin: Taking Them Safely
  65. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Lifestyle Changes
  66. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Hospital Program
  67. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Home Program
  68. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Outpatient Program
  69. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Maintenance Program
  70. Cardiac Rehabilitation Team
  71. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Weight and Resistance Training
  72. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Monitoring Your Body's Response to Exercise
  73. Smoking and Coronary Artery Disease
  74. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Medicine and Exercise
  75. Stroke and TIA: Who Is Affected
  76. Stroke Symptoms
  77. After a Stroke: Your Self-Care Plan Learn how your self-care plan can help you manage after a stroke.
  78. Smoking and Stroke Risk
  79. Exercising to Prevent a Stroke
  80. Stroke Recovery: Using Support to Stay Positive Get help thinking about ways to stay positive and hopeful after a stroke.
  81. Stroke: Should I Move My Loved One Into Long-Term Care? Guides you through decision to put a loved one who has had a stroke into long-term care. Lists reasons for and against. Covers types of long-term centers. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  82. Carotid Artery Procedures After a Stroke or TIA
  83. Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take warfarin or a different anticoagulant (apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, or rivaroxaban) to prevent stroke. Explains atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants.
  84. Stroke: Life-Threatening Complications
  85. Self-Care After a Stroke
  86. After a Stroke: Helping Your Family Adjust
  87. Stroke: Problems With Ignoring the Affected Side
  88. Stroke: What's Your Risk? Learn what increases your risk for stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  89. Stroke Symptoms Learn the symptoms of stroke and why it's important to call emergency services right away.
  90. Stroke: What Is Stroke Rehab? Learn how stroke rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  91. Stroke: How to Prevent Another One
  92. Stroke Rehabilitation
  93. After a Stroke: Taking a Blood Thinner for A-Fib Learn why it's important to take blood-thinning medicine after your stroke.
  94. Stroke: Getting Dressed
  95. Stroke: Speech and Language Problems
  96. Stroke: Preventing Injury in Affected Limbs
  97. Stroke: Changes in Emotions
  98. Stroke: Your Rehabilitation Team
  99. Stroke: Common Disabilities
  100. Stroke: Hesitant or Impulsive?

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