High Blood Pressure and the Heart
The human heart is an amazing machine. WebMD explains how it works.
Complementary and Alternative Treatments for High Blood Pressure
WebMD's guide to complementary and alternative therapies for high blood pressure, such as supplements, stress reduction, and acupuncture.
Common Heart Disease Drugs
WebMD takes a look at the various medications used to treat heart disease, from ACE inhibitors to beta-blockers to potassium.
Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, a disease that causes very high levels of cholesterol and raises your risk for heart disease.
Frequently Asked Questions About Cholesterol
Get answers to the most common questions about cholesterol, your health, and heart disease.
Finding the Ideal Cholesterol Ratio
WebMD explains what cholesterol ratio means and gives guidelines for reaching the ideal ratio. Learn how HDL, LDL, total cholesterol, triglycerides, and heart disease are linked.
Understanding Cholesterol: Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of cholesterol problems.
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.
Heart Disease Medicine: How Can It Help You?
Heart disease medicines are an important part of your treatment plan. WebMD explains types of heart disease drugs and how they work.
Learn about cholesterol-lowering medications available in the U.S.