Learn about cholesterol-lowering medications available in the U.S.
How to Stay Healthy After a Heart Attack or Stroke
Find out how diet, exercise, and cardiac rehab can put you on the path to a healthier life after you've had a heart attack or stroke.
How You Can Help Your Heart if You Quit Smoking
Find out how you can prevent heart problems when you end your tobacco habit.
Swap Foods to Get a Healthy Heart and Waistline
Find out what foods to eat to keep your weight down and your heart healthy.
8 Tips to Lower Risk of a Heart Attack or Stroke
Find out how exercise, diet, and medicine can help cut your chances of a heart attack or stroke.
LDL: The 'Bad' Cholesterol
A look at why LDL is called the "bad" cholesterol and how it affects your risk of heart disease.
Heart Disease Medication Tips
Learn about how to manage your heart medicine, including tips about drug safety, how to stay on schedule, taking medicine when you travel, and more.
Picture of the Aorta
WebMD's Aorta Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the aorta. Learn about its function and location as well as conditions that affect the aorta.
High Blood Pressure and Calcium Channel Blockers
Calcium channel blockers are drugs used to lower blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about how they work and their side effects.
Causes of Secondary Hypertension
High blood pressure might be the result of a secondary condition, such as sleep apnea, kidney problems, or even pregnancy. Learn more from WebMD about the causes and treatment of secondary hypertension.