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  • 1. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 2. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 3. Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack or Stroke Early warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, if these signs are present call 9-1-1
  • 4. Alcohol and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
  • 5. Betty Levinson: Where there is life, there is hope Donor story Betty Levinson
  • 6. 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.
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  • 8. Lifestyle Change Winner Walks 66 5Ks When her husband Doug died suddenly of a heart attack, Kathy Godsey, a self-described introvert, found herself sitting at home alone. She knew it wasn?t good for her physically or emotionally.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Dial Don't Drive Mississippi Dial Don't Drive Mississippi
  • 11. Holter Monitor The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
  • 12. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. Tilt-Table Test The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
  • 15. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 16. Volunteer Helps Usher in New Era of Research Jacqueline Alikhaani, a long-time American Heart Association volunteer and PCORI ambassador has a great interest in seeing this collaboration work. Her husband?s main heart artery was 90 percent blocked before it was detected, narrowly avoiding a massive heart attack.
  • 17. Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) The American Heart Association explains that Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a test that produces pictures of your heart. TEE uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make detailed pictures of your heart and the arteries that lead to and from it
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 20. Dial Don't Drive Atlanta Dial Don't Drive Atlanta
  • 21. Death of a sibling can cause real heart ache original article page for simple science
  • 22. Stem cell homing signal may help treat heart failure patients original article page for simple science
  • 23. Heart Attack Recovery Where were you when you had your first heart attack? Don't wait for a second. Make preventing another heart attack your first priority. Learn how!
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. How Will I Benefit from Cardiac Rehab? Following a diagnosis of heart attack or heart failure, or after a procedure such as angioplasty or heart surgery, participating in cardiac rehab is one of the best things you can do for your heart-health.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. Men Breakfast is important for your heart original article page for simple science
  • 29. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 30. Electrophysiology Studies (EPS) The American Heart Association explains Electrophysiology Studies (EPS).
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action 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.
  • 33. Signs of a Heart Attack Brochure This easy-to-read brochure emphasizes the warning signs of a heart attack. It gives readers clear directions for what to do if symptoms are present, including the most important of all: Call 911!
  • 34. 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.
  • 35. Cardiac Event Recorder The American Heart Association explains what a cardiac event monitor is and its uses.
  • 36. Diagnosing a Heart Attack The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed and the various cardiac tests and cardiac procedures for heart attack diagnosis.
  • 37. What Can I Expect In Cardiac Rehab? Cardiac rehab is designed to be a positive, constructive experience that helps you recover from a heart event or surgery. Find out what to expect.
  • 38. Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different? People often use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two and what to do in each case.
  • 39. Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test The American Heart Association explains a Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test.
  • 40. Understand Your Risks to Prevent a Heart Attack What is your risk for a heart attack and how can you prevent one? The American Heart Association explains the major risk factors for heart disease and coronary artery disease and steps you can take to reduce your risk.
  • 41. Life After a Heart Attack You had a heart attack. Now what? The American Heart Association wants to help you to go on to live a long, productive life. But having a heart attack does mean you need to make some changes.
  • 42. Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure 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.
  • 43. Am I Eligible for Cardiac Rehab? Many people of all ages who have heart conditions can benefit from a cardiac rehab program.
  • 44. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 45. Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan) The American Heart Association explains a Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan).
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. 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?
  • 50. Cardiac Computed Tomography (Multidetector CT, or MDCT) The American Heart Association explains Cardiac Computed Tomography, multidetector CT, or MDCT.


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