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.
WebMD explains the possible causes of heart palpitations -- and when to seek medical attention.
What Is Cardiac Ablation?
Find out about the different types of this procedure that are used to treat atrial fibrillation. Get information on how they work to fix an irregular heartbeat and who should get ablation as a treatment.
What Happens During Catheter Ablation for AFib?
Learn what happens before, during, and after this nonsurgical procedure that can treat atrial fibrillation. See who should get this procedure and recovery information.
What Happens During Surgical Ablation?
This article is about surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation. It talks about the different types of this surgery and how you will prepare and recover.
Heart Disease and Stroke
Information on the causes and warning signs of stroke.
Which Type of Blood Pressure Do You Have?
Do you have essential or secondary high blood pressure? WebMD explains the difference, including underlying causes and treatment.
Heart Disease and Electrocardiograms, Specialized ECGs
Read about the use of electrocardiograms (EKGs or ECGs) and specialized ECGs in diagnosing heart disease.
Heart Disease and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Learn more from WebMD about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, thickening of the heart muscle, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.