The Heart and Vascular Disease
Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system, such as aneurysms, deep vein thrombosis, lymphadema, varicose veins, blood clots, and peripheral artery disease.
Heart Disease and Dilated Cardiomyopathy
WebMD examines dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart's ability to pump blood is decreased.
Heart Disease and Diuretics
WebMD explains use of diuretics -- or water pills -- in treating heart disease.
Heart Disease and the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) can be used to treat heart disease. Find out how it works.
Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death
WebMD explains the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack.
Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of an enlarged heart.
Heart Disease and Pericarditis
WebMD explains pericarditis, including its causes, symptoms and treatment.
After a Heart Attack
WebMD explains what to do and what not to do after a heart attack. Get tips on lifestyle changes, diet, exercise, and medications.
An Overview of High Blood Pressure Treatment
Treatment overview for high blood pressure, including lifestyle changes, drugs, and follow-ups with your doctor.
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.