Results for 'heart attack'
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.
Cardiac Event Recorder
The American Heart Association explains what a cardiac event monitor is and its uses.
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.
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.
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.
Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
The American Heart Association explains a Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test.
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.
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.
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.
Am I Eligible for Cardiac Rehab?
Many people of all ages who have heart conditions can benefit from a cardiac rehab program.