The Heart and Vascular Disease
Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system, such as aneurysms, deep vein thrombosis, lymphadema, varicose veins, blood clots, and peripheral artery disease.
Risk Factors for Heart Disease
Learn about risk factors for heart disease, such as smoking, family history, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, uncontrolled diabetes, and more.
Heart Disease Treatment With Angioplasty and Stents
Angioplasty and stents are commonly used to treat heart disease today. Learn more about them.
Heart Disease and Marfan Syndrome
WebMD's guide to Marfan syndrome, an inherited disease that affects the heart.
Heart Disease and Diuretics
WebMD explains use of diuretics -- or water pills -- in treating heart disease.
Heart Disease and Pericardiocentesis
WebMD explains pericardiocentesis, a procedure that removes fluid from around the heart.
Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death
WebMD explains the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack.
Heart Disease and Cardiomyopathy
WebMD looks at the main types of cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle.
Heart Disease and Pericarditis
WebMD explains pericarditis, including its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Heart Disease and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
Information on the rare condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy and how it affects the heart.