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    • Peripheral Vascular Disease Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of the blood vessels (arteries and veins) located outside the heart and...learn more »
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      Peripheral Vascular Disease Article
      • Peripheral vascular disease facts
      • What is peripheral vascular disease?
      • What is atherosclerosis?
      • How does atherosclerosis cause disease?
      • What are potential complications of peripheral artery disease?
      • What are the other causes of peripheral vascular diseases?
      • Who is at risk for peripheral artery disease?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of peripheral artery disease?
      • How is peripheral artery disease diagnosed?
      • What are the treatments for peripheral artery disease?
      • Lifestyle changes
      • Supervised exercise
      • Medications
      • Angioplasty
      • Surgery
    • Heart Attack Heart attack happens when a blood clot completely obstructs a coronary artery supplying blood to the heart muscle. A heart...learn more »
      In This Article
      Heart Attack Article
      • Heart attack facts
      • What is a heart attack?
      • What causes a heart attack?
      • What are the symptoms of a heart attack?
      • What are the complications of a heart attack?
      • What are the risk factors for atherosclerosis and heart attack?
      • How is a heart attack diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for heart attack?
      • What about heart attacks in women?
      • What are the risk factors for heart attack in women?
      • What are the symptoms of heart attack in women and how is heart attack diagnosed?
      • How is heart attack in women treated?
      • What about hormone therapy and heart attack in women?
      • What is new in heart attack?
    • Stroke A stroke is an interruption of the blood supply to part of the brain caused by either a blood clot (ischemic) or bleeding...learn more »
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      Stroke Article
      • Stroke facts
      • What is a stroke?
      • What are the different types of stroke?
      • What are the warning signs of a stroke?
      • What are the symptoms of a stroke?
      • How is a stroke diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for stroke?
      • What is the prognosis for stroke?
      • Is recovery after a stroke possible?
      • What is stroke rehabilitation?
      • Can strokes be prevented?
    • Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease) Heart disease (coronary artery disease) occurs when plaque builds up in the coronary arteries, the vessels that supply blood to...learn more »
      In This Article
      Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease) Article
      • What is heart disease?
      • What are the risk factors for heart disease?
      • What causes heart disease?
      • What are the symptoms of heart disease?
      • How is heart disease diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for heart disease?
      • What is the prognosis for heart disease?
      • Can heart disease be prevented?
    • Heart Attacks in Women Heart disease, particularly coronary artery disease is the leading cause of heart attacks. Women are more likely to die from a...learn more »
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      Heart Attacks in Women Article
      • One woman's heart attack story
      • What is heart disease?
      • Do women need to worry about heart disease?
      • Do women of color need to worry about heart disease?
      • What can I do to prevent heart disease?
      • What does high blood pressure have to do with heart disease?
      • How can I lower my blood pressure?
      • What does high cholesterol have to do with heart disease?
      • What do my cholesterol and triglyceride numbers mean?
      • How can I lower my cholesterol?
      • How do I know if I have heart disease?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a heart attack?
      • One of my family members had a heart attack. Does that mean I'll have one too?
      • Sometimes my heart beats really fast and other times it feels like my heart skips a beat. Am I having a heart attack?
      • Should I take a daily aspirin to prevent heart attack?
      • Does taking birth control pills increase my risk for heart disease?
      • Does using the birth control patch increase my risk for heart disease?
      • Does menopausal hormone therapy (HT, HRT, ET) increase a woman's risk for heart disease?
      • For more information on heart disease in women
    • Heart Attack Prevention Overview Heart attacks are the major causes of unexpected, sudden death among men and women. A heart attack is also a significant cause of...learn more »
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      Heart Attack Prevention Overview Article
      • Introduction
      • What is atherosclerosis?
      • What are coronary heart diseases (CHD)?
      • What is angina pectoris?
      • What is a heart attack?
      • Ventricular fibrillation
      • Heart failure
      • What is cerebral vascular disease?
      • Ischemic stroke
      • Hemorrhagic stroke
      • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
      • When does the coronary atherosclerosis process begin?
      • Have most people done enough to prevent atherosclerosis and heart attacks?
      • What are the risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis and heart disease?
      • How can coronary atherosclerosis and heart attacks be prevented?

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