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  • 41. About Heart Attacks What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. Microvascular Angina The American Heart Association explains microvascular angina.
  • 45. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 46. Heart Attack Personal Stories Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
  • 47. Heart Attack What is a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? What is coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Risk of Heart Attack, Symptoms of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Attack, diagnosis of heart attack, heart attack resources, heart attack tools, heart attack symptoms, heart attack signs, heart attack warning signs.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 50. 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.


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