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After Your Heart Attack Brochure (Spanish)
Este folleto contesta muchas de las preguntas de los pacientes que han sufrido un ataque al corazon, explica como ocurren los ataques cardiacos y sus secuelas fisicas.
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.
Sex and Heart Disease Brochure
This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
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.
Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival
After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
Your Cardiac Catheterization Brochure
This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
Your Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol with TLC
This booklet helps patients lower their cholesterol by making therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC). It provides practical advice on adopting the three elements of TLC: a heart-healthy diet low in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol, physical activity, and weight control.
Heart Attack Personal Stories
Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
Order the American Heart Association Heart Attack Publications
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