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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.
Menopause and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
More Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, 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
Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?
People often use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two and what to do in each case.
Aspirin and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women
What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.
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
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.
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.