Risk Factors for Heart Disease
WebMD explains the risk factors for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S.
Renal Artery Stenosis
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatments of renal artery stenosis.
Abnormal Heart Rhythms and Pacemakers
WebMD explains how a pacemaker can be used to help control abnormal heart rhythms.
Heart Disease and the Heart CT Scan
WebMD explains how computerized tomography, comonly known as a CT scan, can be used to help diagnose heart disease.
Caregiving After Surgery for Heart Failure
If you are caring for someone with heart failure who has had heart surgery, these tips may help them recover and heal.
Astragalus Root: Heart Benefits and Side Effects
WebMD looks at the herb astragalus root and whether or not it offers any specific heart benefits.
Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
WebMD explains the risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
Heart Disease and Antiplatelet Drugs
WebMD examines antiplatelet drugs, a group of powerful medications that prevent the formation of blood clots. Learn more about antiplatelet drugs and heart disease.
Cholesterol and Alcohol
Learn how alcohol affects cholesterol and whether people with high cholesterol should avoid certain or all types of alcohol.
Heart Failure and the Echocardiogram
Learn more about echocardiograms and how they're used in the diagnosis of heart failure.