Heart Disease and Medication Safety
If you have heart disease, beware of some common medicines that can make your blood pressure and heart rate rise. WebMD explains.
What Does It Mean When My Heart Skips a Beat?
Your heart might skip a beat for many reasons, from caffeine to stress to AFib.
Understanding Heart Failure -- Diagnosis and Treatment
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure.
Heart Failure Treatment
WebMD explains treatment options for heart failure, along with lifestyle changes to manage the condition.
A Glossary of Heart Failure Terms
Become informed of important heart failure terminology.
Heart Failure and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
WebMD looks at heart failure treatment with angiotensin II receptor blockers, or ARBs, a drug designed to improve blood flow.
Heart Failure and Beta-Blockers
Beta-blockers are drugs that improve the heart's ability to relax. WebMD looks at how this medication is used to treat heart failure.
How Atrial Fibrillation Is Diagnosed
If your doctor thinks you have AFib, he may ask for tests to confirm the diagnosis, find out what's causing it, and figure out the best way to treat it.
What Is Atrial Fibrillation?
For more than 2 million Americans, the electrical signals that control their heartbeat are off-kilter. Find out why atrial fibrillation (AFib) matters and what you can do about it.
WebMD explains the possible causes of heart palpitations -- and when to seek medical attention.