Heart and High Blood Pressure Resources
Helpful resources about high blood pressure and the heart.
Heart Disease and Pericardiocentesis
Pericardiocentesis, also called a pericardial tap, is an invasive procedure that involves using a needle and catheter to remove fluid from the sac around the heart.
Delicious Foods That Are Heart-Healthy
Learn how to lower your risk of heart problems with a heart-healthy diet.
Frequently Asked Questions About High Blood Pressure
WebMD answers common questions about high blood pressure, including causes and treatments.
5 Lifestyle Tips to Lower High Blood Pressure
Tips formaking lifestyle changes to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease.
Causes of High Blood Pressure
WebMD experts explain the causes of high blood pressure.
Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home
Checking your own blood pressure at home can be a way to monitor any hypertension and potential for heart disease. WebMD tells you how to do it.
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Ventricular Septal Defects
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Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome
The mitral valve is the valve between the left upper and left lower chambers (left atrium and left ventricle) of the heart. Mitral valve prolapse syndrome (MVP) is a common condition in which one or both of the flaps (cusps) of the mitral valve bulge or collapse backward (prolapse) into the left atrium during ventricular contraction (systole). In some cases,this may allow leakage or the ...