Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers
WebMD explains what diastolic and systolic blood pressure numbers mean and why it’s important to keep track of them.
Heart Failure Treatment With Potassium and Magnesium Supplements
Read about potassium or magnesium supplements and how they're used to treat heart failure.
Atherosclerosis and High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a major cause of atherosclerosis, the artery-clogging process that leads to heart attacks and strokes. Find out more.
High Blood Pressure and Drug Safety
Some common medicines can raise blood pressure. Which should you avoid when you have high blood pressure?
Heart Failure and Stress Management
WebMD offers tips for heart patients on managing everyday stress.
Drugs to Treat Atherosclerosis
Common drugs, such as statins and aspirin, may slow the effects of atherosclerosis. Find out more, including information about medications to fight high blood pressure and prevent blood clots.
Answers to frequently asked questions about high triglycerides.
Tips for Taking Cholesterol Medications
When you are taking high cholesterol medications, it is important to follow your health care professional's recommendations carefully. Here are some tips.
10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Heart Failure
If you've been diagnosed with heart failure, you might want to ask your doctor these questions.
Cholesterol and Artery Plaque Buildup
WebMD explains how cholesterol is tied to plaque buildup in the arteries and the medical risks associated with both. Learn how to manage your cholesterol and slow plaque buildup.