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Heart Murmurs and Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options
People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
Hudson County Heart Walk
Heart Walk at Liberty state park to fight No. 1 and No. 4 killers.
Disability Benefits and Health Insurance Options | Heart Disease and Stroke
The American Heart Association explains Disability benefits and health insurance options for the disabled with heart disease or stroke.
How to Help Prevent Heart Disease - At Any Age
The American Heart Association explains how to prevent heart disease in your 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's and beyond. Here's how!
Heart Valve Surgery Goals
When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
Meet Mark Ridder - AHA Heart Valve Ambassador
Read about Mark's journey with heart valve disease, which began in high school, when a heart murmur was detected in a routine physical exam. Later in life he was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, which ultimately turned severe enough to require valve replacement surgery.
Travel and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that traveling to a faraway place doesn?t need to be off limits because you have heart disease or are a caretaker of someone who has had a cardiac event like heart attack or stroke.
Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
Having diabetes significantly raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. This booklet addresses why diabetes is a risk factor, and how weight management, nutrition and physical activity can help manage it.
Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.