- What Does Angina Feel Like?
Chest pains due to a lack of blood flow to the heart are known as angina. Learn the characteristics of this discomfort so you can have a clearer idea of what angina feels like.
- Best Ways to Prevent Heart Disease
Heart disease causes about one in every four deaths in the United States. Addressing heart health is one of the most important things anyone can do for their well-being. Learn about the best ways to prevent heart disease.
- Top Fifteen Steps to Control Heart Disease
If you have heart disease or may be at risk it is important to make heart health a priority in your life. Use these fifteen steps to control heart disease and improve your cardiovascular well-being.
- Heart Disease Statistics for Women
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for women. Looking at the statistics on heart disease can help women understand the importance of taking care of their cardiovascular health.
- Calcium Channel Blockers and Unstable Angina
A sudden, worsening chest pain that lasts longer than usual is characteristic an unstable angina. It is a serious condition that can lead to a heart attack and should be given immediate treatment. Learn more about unstable angina and calcium channel blockers used in its management.
- The Pathophysiology of Angina Pectoris
Although heart attack due to coronary disease is a common cause of death in adults, less than 20 percent of patients experience chest pains. How do chest pains related to heart disease evolve? Learn more about angina pectoris and pathophysiology of myocardial ischemia.
- Tests Used to Diagnose Heart Disease
Learn about the tests for heart disease that doctors use in a clinical setting. Which ones are easiest, and which ones are most accurate?
- Coronary Heart Disease Explained
How would physicians have coronary heart disease explained to their patients. Learn the basics of the disease in this overview.
- An Overview of Autoimmune Heart Disease
Autoimmune diseases affect millions of Americans and are the third most common category of diseases after cancer and heart disease. This type of disease can affect any site in the body, and the heart is one of the major organs that can be severely damaged. Learn more about autoimmune heart disease.
- Are Earlobe Markings a Sign of Heart Disease?
Is there a link between earlobe creases and coronary heart disease? Learn what research has to say.
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