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Betty Levinson: Where there is life, there is hope
Donor story Betty Levinson
Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina)
The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
Heart Attack Recovery FAQs
The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action (Spanish)
This brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing three key steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR.
Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure.
Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)?
The American Heart Association explains excessive blood clotting, also known as hypercoagulation, as blood clots form too easily or don?t dissolve properly and travel through the body limiting or blocking blood flow. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
Heart Attack Personal Stories
Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
What is a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? What is coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Risk of Heart Attack, Symptoms of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Attack, diagnosis of heart attack, heart attack resources, heart attack tools, heart attack symptoms, heart attack signs, heart attack warning signs.
The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.