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Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
A Heart Attack, Atrial Fibrillation or PAC?
Peter Culver began to notice fluttering sensations in his chest, especially when he was lying down at night just before falling asleep. Fearing he was on the verge of a heart attack, he made an appointment with his physician right away.
Arrhythmia Personal Stories
The American Heart Association offersthese inspirational stories from survivors of arrhythmias.
Gerry's Story: Know Your Risk
Gerry Turer's Story: Know Your Risk
Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions
As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes
Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
"Innocent" Heart Murmur
Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
Bradycardia | Slow Heart Rate
The American Heart Association explains bradycardia as the medical term for a heart rate that's too slow, a heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute (BPM) in adults.