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  1. Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

    WebMD explains congestive heart failure, including causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

  2. 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.

  3. Understanding Your Cholesterol Report

    WebMD explains cholesterol reports and how to undertstand them. Learn more about HDL, LDL, triglycerides, and more.

  4. 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.

  5. Alcohol and Heart Disease

    WebMD looks at how drinking alcohol can affect your heart.

  6. Marfan Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Marfan 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. ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Danon Disease

    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 ...

  10. 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. ...

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