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
WebMD tells you how to cope with high blood pressure, including lifestyle changes, drugs, and follow-up with your doctor.
What Is Heart Bypass Surgery?
If you need to have bypass surgery, you’ll have lots of questions about how it works and how it can help. Here’s what to expect during surgery and recovery.
Tachycardia: Causes, Types, and Symptoms
Tachycardia is a common, treatable condition that causes rapid heartbeat. Learn what causes your heart to beat too fast and how doctors diagnose and treat it.
Malignant hypertension, or dangerously high blood pressure, is a medical emergency. Learn more from WebMD about the signs, risk factors, and treatments for malignant hypertension.
Atrial Fibrillation: Causes, Risks, and Triggers
WebMD explains the causes and triggers of atrial fibrillation (AFib), a condition in which the heart's rhythm is thrown off.
High Blood Pressure and the Heart
The human heart is an amazing machine. WebMD explains how it works.
Complementary and Alternative Treatments for High Blood Pressure
WebMD's guide to complementary and alternative therapies for high blood pressure, such as supplements, stress reduction, and acupuncture.
Mitral Valve Prolapse
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatments for mitral valve prolapse.
Smoking and Heart Disease
Smoking is a major cause of heart disease. WebMD tells you why -- and how to quit cigarettes for good.