Results for 'heart attack'
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
Echocardiogram - Echo
The American Heart Association explains that echocardiogram (echo) is a test that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make pictures of your heart. Learn more.
Non-Invasive Tests and Procedures
The American Heart Association explains the various non-invasive test and cardiac procedures, such as ECG, EKG, Electrocardio-graphy, Electrocardiogram, Ambulatory Electrocardiography, Holter Monitoring, Ambulatory ECG, Ambulatory EKG, Echocardiography, echocardiogram, Computer Imaging, Tomography, CT, CAT scan, EBCT, PET, DCA, DSA, MRI, SPECT, Exercise Stress Test and thallium stress test.
Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention
The American Heart Association offers these lifestyle changes to prevent heart attack including quitting smoking, good nutrition, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, being physically active, losing weight, managing diabetes, reducing stress and limiting alcohol.
Invasive Tests and Procedures
The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
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.
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.
Heart Attack Tools and Resources
Tools and resources for heart attack
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.