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Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival
After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack
Patient information sheets related to heart attack
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.
Angina (Chest Pain)
The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.
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.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
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.
Heart Attack Risk Assessment
What is your risk of a heart attack within the next 10 years? Find out with the American Heart Association's Heart Attack Risk Calculator.
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.