Results for 'heart disease'
Detection of a Heart Defect in the Fetus
The American Hart Association explains that a structural heart defect or rhythm disorder in the fetus has significant implications for pregnancy management, delivery planning, and diagnosis of abnormalities in other organs.
Heart Valve Surgery Recovery and Follow Up
Learn what to expect after heart valve surgery and other recovery issues.
Recognizing the Symptoms of Worsening Heart Valve Disease
Would you recognize the symptoms of worsening heart valve disease? When heart valve problems are severe, there are often no recognizable symptoms until heart damage has progressed significantly,
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.
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.
Prevention & Treatment of Diabetes
The American Heart Association explains how to prevent diabetes and how to treat diabetes including lifestyle changes and working with your healthcare team.
Problem: Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Prolapse is condition in which the two valve flaps of the mitral valve do not close evenly. Learn about MVP's symptoms and treatment.
Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers
The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days
The American Heart Association helps you learn to eat less sodium by changing your salty habits with this three-week plan.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.