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  1. Heart Failure and the Echocardiogram

    Learn more about echocardiograms and how they're used in the diagnosis of heart failure.

  2. Heart Disease Symptoms

    Learn about the various symptoms of heart disease, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, and fatigue.

  3. Heart Failure and Caregiver Burnout

    Are you stressed out from caring for a loved one with heart failure? WebMD tells you how to recognize caregiver burnout and what to do about it.

  4. Caregiving After Surgery for Heart Failure

    If you are caring for someone with heart failure who has had heart surgery, these tips may help them recover and heal.

  5. Heart Disease and Aortic Aneurysm

    WebMD helps you understand an aortic aneurism and how it can threaten your health.

  6. Heart Failure Exercise Log

    An exercise log for people with heart failure. Check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.

  7. Heart Disease and Antiplatelet Drugs

    WebMD examines antiplatelet drugs, a group of powerful medications that prevent the formation of blood clots. Learn more about antiplatelet drugs and heart disease.

  8. Abnormal Heart Rhythms and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD)

    Abnormal heart rhythms sometimes require the use of an ICD or implantable cardioverter defibrillator. WebMD explains how the device works.

  9. Fainting - Topic Overview

    What is fainting? Fainting is a sudden,brief loss of consciousness. When people faint,or pass out,they usually fall down. After they are lying down,most people will recover quickly. The term doctors use for fainting is syncope (say "SING-kuh-pee"). Fainting one time is usually nothing to worry about. But it is a good idea to see your doctor,because fainting could have a serious cause. ...

  10. Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs

    Angioplasty (also called percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, or PTA) is a procedure in which a thin, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted through an artery and guided to the place where the artery is narrowed. Once the tube reaches the narrowed artery, a small balloon at the end of the tube inflates for 20 seconds to 3 minutes. The pressure from the inflated balloon presses the fat and .

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