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Volunteer Helps Usher in New Era of Research
Jacqueline Alikhaani, a long-time American Heart Association volunteer and PCORI ambassador has a great interest in seeing this collaboration work. Her husband?s main heart artery was 90 percent blocked before it was detected, narrowly avoiding a massive heart attack.
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
The American Heart Association explains that Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a test that produces pictures of your heart. TEE uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make detailed pictures of your heart and the arteries that lead to and from it
Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
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.
Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action
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.
Acute Coronary Syndrome
The American Heart Association explains that acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked such as heart attack and unstable angina.
What is Cardiovascular Disease?
What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
Life After a Heart Attack
You had a heart attack. Now what? The American Heart Association wants to help you to go on to live a long, productive life. But having a heart attack does mean you need to make some changes.
Warning Signs of a Heart Attack
What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
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