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  • 31. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 32. Cardiac Catheterization The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.
  • 33. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 34. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) The American Heart Association explains that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive test that uses a magnetic field and radiofrequency waves to create detailed pictures of organs and structures inside your body. It can be used to examine your heart and blood vessels, and to identify areas of the brain affected by stroke.
  • 35. Electrophysiology Studies (EPS) The American Heart Association explains Electrophysiology Studies (EPS).
  • 36. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 37. Register or Find a System of Care Register or Find a System of Care
  • 38. Lifestyle Change Winner Walks 66 5Ks When her husband Doug died suddenly of a heart attack, Kathy Godsey, a self-described introvert, found herself sitting at home alone. She knew it wasn?t good for her physically or emotionally.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. Angina (Chest Pain) The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.


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