What High Triglycerides Can Do to You
WebMD describes the health hazards of having high triglyceride levels.
What Women Should Know About High Triglycerides
WebMD explains factors that raise triglyceride (blood fat) levels and how to control them.
Picture of the Arteries
WebMD provides a diagram and medical information about the anatomy of the arteries.
Picture of the Heart
WebMD's Heart Anatomy Page provides a detailed image of the heart and provides information on heart conditions, tests, and treatments.
Picture of Blood
WebMD describes the anatomy of human blood including what makes up our blood and how circulation works.
Picture of the Carotid Artery
WebMD provides information about the anatomy of the carotid artery. Find a picture, definition, and conditions that affect the artery.
Heart Failure - Topic Overview
WebMD provides information on Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and its uses, side effects, health claims, benefits, and safety information. Learn about CoQ10 here.
Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs
Angioplasty (also called percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, or PTA) is a procedure in which a thin, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted through an artery and guided to the place where the artery is narrowed. Once the tube reaches the narrowed artery, a small balloon at the end of the tube inflates for 20 seconds to 3 minutes. The pressure from the inflated balloon presses the fat and .
A renin blood test, or plasma renin activity (PRA) test, is done to determine the cause of high blood pressure (hypertension). Renin is an enzyme produced by specific cells in the kidneys.
Anticoagulants for Coronary Artery Disease
Drug details for Anticoagulants for coronary artery disease.