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  • 31. 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.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 34. 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.
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. Heart Attack Personal Stories Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
  • 37. Order the American Heart Association Heart Attack Publications Publications related to heart attack
  • 38. Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure This brochure presents the latest American Heart Association science on aspirin therapy for the prevention of heart disease and stroke, as well as its use in acute event treatment.
  • 39. Peripheral Angiogram The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.
  • 40. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.


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  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
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