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  • 1. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 2. Men Breakfast is important for your heart original article page for simple science
  • 3. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 4. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 5. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 6. Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack or Stroke Early warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, if these signs are present call 9-1-1
  • 7. Alcohol and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
  • 8. Cardiac Event Recorder The American Heart Association explains what a cardiac event monitor is and its uses.
  • 9. Betty Levinson: Where there is life, there is hope Donor story Betty Levinson
  • 10. What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)? The American Heart Association explains excessive blood clotting, also known as hypercoagulation, as blood clots form too easily or don?t dissolve properly and travel through the body limiting or blocking blood flow. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
  • 11. Cardiac Catheterization The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.
  • 12. Electrophysiology Studies (EPS) The American Heart Association explains Electrophysiology Studies (EPS).
  • 13. Register or Find a System of Care Register or Find a System of Care
  • 14. Lifestyle Change Winner Walks 66 5Ks When her husband Doug died suddenly of a heart attack, Kathy Godsey, a self-described introvert, found herself sitting at home alone. She knew it wasn?t good for her physically or emotionally.
  • 15. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
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  • 17. Holter Monitor The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
  • 18. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Tilt-Table Test The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
  • 21. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 22. Volunteer Helps Usher in New Era of Research Jacqueline Alikhaani, a long-time American Heart Association volunteer and PCORI ambassador has a great interest in seeing this collaboration work. Her husband?s main heart artery was 90 percent blocked before it was detected, narrowly avoiding a massive heart attack.
  • 23. 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
  • 24. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.
  • 25. What is Cardiovascular Disease? What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
  • 26. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack Symptoms of a heart attack from the American Heart Association Warning signs of a stroke. Warning signs of cardiac arrest. signs of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack.
  • 27. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 28. Dial Don't Drive Atlanta Dial Don't Drive Atlanta
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. Death of a sibling can cause real heart ache original article page for simple science


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