High Blood Pressure and Atherosclerosis
WebMD experts explain the link between high blood pressure and atherosclerosis, also called hardening of the arteries.
Heart Disease and Caregiver Burnout
Treating heart disease could require the help of a caregiver. WebMD helps you recognize when a caregiver may suffer from burnout.
What Is Renal Hypertension?
WebMD provides information on renal hypertension, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
The Facts About Cardioversion
If you have an irregular heartbeat, cardioversion may be a treatment option. WebMD explains various treatments and how they are performed.
Atrial flutter is an abnormality in the beating of the heart. WebMD provides a comprehensive look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of atrial flutter.
Red Yeast Rice
Several studies have shown that red yeast rice can significantly lower total and "bad" LDL cholesterol. Learn more about red yeast extract from WebMD.
Warfarin and Other Blood Thinners for Heart Disease
A look at warfarin, which goes by the brand name Coumadin, and other blood thinners used to treat heart disease.
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Disease
Information on atrial fibrillation and abnormal heartbeat, including the causes, symptoms, and treatments.
What Is Metabolic Syndrome?
Metabolic syndrome is a collection of symptoms that can lead to diabetes and heart disease. Learn more from WebMD about the risk factors for this increasingly common condition.
What Is a Stent?
A stent can decrease chest pain and prevent a heart attack. If you need a stent, here’s what you can expect during the procedure, recovery, and beyond.