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  1. Potassium and Your Heart

    A diet that includes potassium-rich fruits and vegetables is good for the heart. Learn the role of this mineral in keeping cholesterol, blood pressure, and an abnormal heart rhythm in check.

  2. What is Peripheral Artery Disease of the Legs?

    Peripheral artery disease narrows arteries in the legs, limiting blood flow. Are you one of the 8 million Americans affected by PAD?

  3. What Are Heart Murmurs?

    WebMD explores the possible causes of heart murmurs, as well as treatment options and prevention.

  4. When Your Heart Rhythm Isn't Normal

    WebMD explains arrythmias, or abnormal heart rhythms.

  5. Medical Emergency: Learn to Spot Stroke, Angina, and Heart Attack Symptoms

    Recognizing the symptoms of heart attacks and strokes is key in saving lives and reducing disability. WebMD explains what to look for and how to respond.

  6. 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 medicines and how they work.

  7. Heart Disease and Stress Tests

    Learn more from WebMD about stress tests and how they're used to diagnose heart disease.

  8. Clogged Arteries (Arterial Plaque)

    Clogged arteries can lead to heart attack and stroke. WebMD explains what causes arteries to harden, along with symptoms, tests, and treatments.

  9. Heart Disease and Medication Safety

    If you have heart disease, beware of some common medicines that can make your blood pressure and heart rate rise. WebMD explains.

  10. Heart Attack Causes and Treatments

    WebMD explores the causes of heart attacks, along with treatments and tips for maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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