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Results for 'heart attack'
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  • 71. Acute Coronary Syndrome The American Heart Association explains that acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked such as heart attack and unstable angina.
  • 72. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 75. Tilt-Table Test The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
  • 76. 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.
  • 77. 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.
  • 78. 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.
  • 79. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast.
  • 80. 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


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