9 Tips to Lower Risk of a Heart Attack or Stroke
Nine tips to lower heart and stroke risk -- whether you have a heart problem now or you're trying to prevent one.
Understanding Your Cholesterol Report
WebMD explains cholesterol reports and how to undertstand them. Learn more about HDL, LDL, triglycerides, and more.
Glossary of High Blood Pressure Terms
Here are the definitions of words you'll most likely encounter when dealing with high blood pressure.
High Blood Pressure in Children
High blood pressure can occur in children too. Find out how to help your child if he has hypertension.
High Blood Pressure and Smoking
Smokers are more likely to develop high blood pressure and heart disease. Here are some tips to help you quit smoking.
Alcohol and Heart Disease
WebMD looks at how drinking alcohol can affect your heart.
Familial Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency
Important It is possible that the main title of the report Familial Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
Arteritis, Giant Cell
Giant cell arteritis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by the progressive inflammation of many arteries of the body (panarteritis). Granular material and abnormally large cells (giant cells) accumulate in the elastic lining of the arteries. Chronic inflammation is sometimes confined to the different branches of the heart's main artery (aorta) and any large arteries can become ...
Danon disease is a rare genetic disorder characterized by an X-linked dominant inheritance pattern,as a result of which males are more severely affected than females. Among boys,the key features are diseased heart muscle (cardiomyopathy),weakness of the body muscles (skeletal myopathy) and intellectual disability ranging from mild learning problems to mental retardation. In many males,the ...
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Important It is possible that the main title of the report Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...