American Heart Association
How do you prevent atrial fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains the best strategies for preventing afib, how to reduce your risk of complications associated with atrial fibrillation and how to to prevent or reduce your risk for stroke.
Hear personal stories from survivors with congenital heart defects and their families.
The American Heart Association explains the Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects in adults and children.
The American Heart Association explains the congenital heart defect atrial septal defect or ASD in children and adults.
The American Heart Association explains the congenital heart defect ventricular septal defect, VSD in children and adults.
What is a congenital heart defect? The American Heart Associations offers information about congenital heart defect, the risk of congenital heart defects in adults and children, the types of congenital heart defects, the symptoms of congenital heart defects, the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, the treatment of congenital heart defect and caring for those with congenital heart defects.
The American Heart Association explains that losing weight is one of Life's Simply 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to lose extra pounds.
Our guide for parents is a web booklet with detailed information if your child has been diagnosed with a congenital defect.
American Heart Association News Feed - Sun, 02/10/2013 - 11:00pm
The American Heart Association explains other rhythmn disorder such as Adams-Stokes disease, bundle branch block, long Q-T syndrome, and Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome. syncope.
American Heart Association News Feed - Thu, 02/07/2013 - 11:00pm
Las hojas Respuestas del Corazón abordan los riesgos más importantes de las enfermedades del corazón y los ataques al cerebro, incluyendo fumar, el colesterol, la presión arterial alta, la dieta y nutrición, la actividad física y la diabetes.
Your Mitral Valve Prolapse Brochure
This 24-page brochure covers the entire spectrum of topics around heart valve surgeries: common disease that affect the heart valves, replacement options, surgery preparation, post-surgical expectations and returning home.
This booklet gives an overview of the benefits of anticoagulant drug therapy, providing appropriate precautions for patients. Includes a medication tracking chart.
This booklet helps patients lower their cholesterol by making therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC). It provides practical advice on adopting the three elements of TLC: a heart-healthy diet low in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol, physical activity, and weight control.
This brochure provides information on the diagnosis of heart rhythm disturbances, common types of rhythm disturbances (PAC, PVC, SVT, etc.) and treatments.
This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
This easy-to-read brochure emphasizes the early warning signs of stroke. It gives readers clear directions for what to do if symptoms are present, including the most important of all: Call 911!
This brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing three key steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR.
This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
This brochure provides a clear, concise overview of stroke, including major breakthroughs in treatment. It includes simple definitions of each risk factor and indicates which ones can and cannot be changed. It also gives patients and caregivers easy-to-remember steps to help them recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.