Results for ' heart disease'
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease among African Americans.
Heart Valve Awareness: Seek Clarity About Your Risks
Educate yourself about your heart valve disease by recognizing and monitoring your risks and working closely with your doctor.
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.
Sex and Heart Disease
Is it safe to have sex after a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the issues to consider when having sex with cardiovascular disease.
Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers
The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis
Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
Testing for Heart Valve Problems
To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.
Fetal Echocardiogram Test
The American Heart Association explains that a fetal echocardiogram is typically performed by a specially trained ultrasound sonographer and the images are interpreted by a pediatric cardiologist who specializes in fetal congenital heart disease.