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High Blood Pressure and African Americans
The American Heart Association helps explain why being African American raises your chances of having high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
Diagnostic Tests and Procedures for Heart Attack
The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed, what the various tests for heart attack are and the procedures for diagnosing a heart attack.
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.
Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke
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.
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
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.
After Your Heart Attack (Spanish)
Este folleto contesta muchas de las preguntas de los pacientes que han sufrido un ataque al corazon, explica como ocurren los ataques cardiacos y sus secuelas fisicas.
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.
Death of a sibling can cause real heart ache
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