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Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina)
The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary 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.
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.
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.
911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack
Symptoms of a heart attack from the American Heart Association Warning signs of a stroke. Warning signs of cardiac arrest. signs of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack.
Heart Attack Recovery FAQS
The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
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.
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
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.
Can You Recognize a Heart Attack? Quiz
Can You Recognize a Heart Attack? Take the American Heart Association's quiz.