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  1. Heart Valve Disease
  2. Heart Valve Disease and Pregnancy
  3. Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Heart Failure: Disease Management Programs
  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. Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention Myths
  9. Coronary Artery Disease: Family History
  10. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  11. Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease
  12. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  13. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease Learn how a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your risk for heartdisease.
  14. Aortic Valve Stenosis: Treatment When You Have Another HeartDisease
  15. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heartdisease risk and what you can do about it.
  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. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  19. 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.
  20. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  21. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  22. 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.
  23. Coronary Artery Disease: Moving Forward See how a diagnosis of heartdisease inspired others to care for their heart.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. Cardiomyopathy
  29. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  30. Paget's Disease and Heart Failure
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  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. Coronary Artery Disease: Your Risk for Heart Attack Learn how to lower your risk for heart attack.
  35. Heart-Healthy Diet Learn how to start eating foods that are good for your heart.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. Cardiac Rehab: What Is It? Learn how cardiac rehab works and how it can help you get stronger and feel better.
  39. Mitral Valve Disease: Heart Rhythm Problems
  40. 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.
  41. Heart Failure: Compensation by the Heart and Body
  42. Kawasaki Disease
  43. 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.
  44. Open-Heart Surgery: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself and what activities to avoid after open-heart surgery.
  45. 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.
  46. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  47. 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.
  48. Classification of Heart Failure
  49. Heart Failure Complications
  50. Heart Failure Stages
  51. Heart Failure Symptoms
  52. Heart Failure Types
  53. 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.
  54. Rheumatic Fever and the Heart
  55. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  56. Heart-Healthy Eating
  57. Heart Failure Daily Action Plan
  58. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  59. Coronary Artery Disease: Being Active Learn how regular exercise can help your heart get stronger and healthier.
  60. Medicines to Prevent Abnormal Heart Rhythm in Heart Failure
  61. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heart attack.
  62. Coronary Arteries and Heart Function
  63. Coronary Artery Disease and Depression Learn how keeping your mood healthy can also help keep your heart healthy.
  64. 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.
  65. Bypass Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease Learn what bypass surgery does for your heart and what will happen during surgery.
  66. Congenital Heart Defect Types
  67. 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.
  68. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  69. Carotid Artery Disease
  70. Heart Failure: When to Call for Help Learn why you need a written plan to know when heart failure symptoms are an emergency.
  71. Heart Failure: Medicines to Avoid Learn which medicines could make your heart failure worse.
  72. Heart Failure: Self-Care Learn why your daily care plan is so important for managing your heart failure.
  73. Avoiding Triggers for Sudden Heart Failure Learn how to avoid things that could make your heart failure worse.
  74. Heart Failure: Limiting Sodium Learn why sodium is bad for heart failure and get tips for low-sodium meals.
  75. Heart Failure: Being Active Learn how exercise is good for your heart and how to be active and safe.
  76. Heart Failure: Limiting Fluids Learn tips for limiting fluids to prevent fluid buildup.
  77. Heart Failure: Track Your Symptoms Learn to keep track of your symptoms to help manage your heart failure.
  78. Heart Failure: Practice Tracking Sodium Learn how to start tracking the sodium in all the foods and drinks you have each day.
  79. Heart Failure: Daily Symptom Checks Learn how to easily check your symptoms daily so you can stay healthy.
  80. Heart Failure: Learn to Recognize Symptoms Learn how checking your symptoms every day helps you manage your heart failure.
  81. 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.
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. 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.
  85. 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.
  86. 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.
  87. 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.
  88. 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.
  89. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  90. Heart Valve Surgery: Recovery
  91. 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.
  92. Triggers of Sudden Heart Failure
  93. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing
  94. Monitoring and Medicines for Heart Failure
  95. Heart Failure: Tips for Caregivers
  96. Heart Failure and Sexual Activity
  97. Heart Failure: Avoiding Colds and Flu
  98. Heart Failure: Your Reason to Be Active Find what motivates you to add a little activity to your life and benefit your heart.
  99. Heart Failure: Eating a Healthy Diet
  100. Heart Failure: Less Common Symptoms

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