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Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack
Patient information sheets related to heart attack
The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
High Blood Pressure or Hypertension
What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
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.
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.
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.
Aspirin and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
Heart Attack Risk Assessment
What is your risk of a heart attack within the next 10 years? Find out with the American Heart Association's Heart Attack Risk Calculator.
Prinzmetal's or Prinzmetal Angina, Variant Angina and Angina Inversa
The American Heart Association explains Prinzmetal?s angina, which always occurs when a person is at rest, usually between midnight and early morning.