When to Call the Doctor About Heart Disease
Caring for someone with heart disease? WebMD tells you which symptoms warrant a call to the doctor or 911.
How the Heart Works
Your heart is an amazing organ. Learn how it works from the experts at WebMD.
Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure
Learn more from WebMD about controlling high blood pressure - a major risk factor for heart disease -- through diet and lifestyle changes and, if needed, medication.
Heart Valve Disease
WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, types, and treatment of heart valve disease.
Heart Disease and Homocysteine
WebMD looks at the link between heart disease and an amino acid called homocysteine, which shows up in the blood after eating meat.
Heart Disease and Electrophysiology (EP) Testing
An electrophysiology (EP) study is a test that records the electrical activity and the electrical pathways of your heart in order to determine the best treatment for an abnormal heart rhythm. Learn more about it here.
Heart Disease and EECP for Chronic Angina
If you have chronic angina, a procedure called enhanced external counterpulsation, or EECP, may help relieve your symptoms. Learn more about it from WebMD.
Heart Disease and Heart Bypass Surgery
Learn more from WebMD about different types of heart bypass surgery, from most to least invasive.
Heart Disease and the Echocardiogram
WebMD looks at how various types of echocardiograms can help diagnose heart disease.
Heart Disease and Cardiac Catheterization
WebMD explains how a cardiac catheterization works and how it can help determine whether you have heart disease.