A Glossary of Heart Failure Terms
Become informed of important heart failure terminology.
How Atrial Fibrillation Is Diagnosed
If your doctor thinks you have AFib, he may ask for tests to confirm the diagnosis, find out what's causing it, and figure out the best way to treat it.
How to Eat Right and Exercise with Heart Disease
If you know you have heart disease, exercise and diet are more important than ever. Find out how they can help and which types are best.
What Is Coronary Artery Disease?
Coronary artery disease affects the arteries that supply the heart muscle with blood. Although it can be life-threatening, it can also be treated through surgery, medications, and lifestyle changes.
What Are Heart Rhythm Disorders (Arrhythmias)?
Heart rhythm disorders come in many different forms. Learn more about arrhythmias, or irregular heart beats, from WebMD.
Congenital Heart Disease Explained
WebMD explains different types of congenital heart disease in infants, children and adults.
The Warning Signs of Stroke
Can you recognize the warning signs of a stroke? The sooner you get help, the less likely you'll have serious brain damage.
What Puts You at Risk for a Stroke?
You can change or manage some things that put you at risk for a stroke, such as high blood pressure and smoking. Others, including age and race, you can't.
What Is Atrial Fibrillation?
For more than 2 million Americans, the electrical signals that control their heartbeat are off-kilter. Find out why atrial fibrillation (AFib) matters and what you can do about it.
WebMD explains the possible causes of heart palpitations -- and when to seek medical attention.