Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death
WebMD explains the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack.
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 and the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) can be used to treat heart disease. Find out how it works.
Heart Disease and Pericardiocentesis
WebMD explains pericardiocentesis, a procedure that removes fluid from around the heart.
Heart Disease and Dilated Cardiomyopathy
WebMD examines dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart's ability to pump blood is decreased.
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.
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.
Prehypertension: Are You at Risk?
WebMD explains the latest blood pressure guidelines, including information on prehypertension, an increasingly common condition that increases the chance of high blood pressure.
Heart Disease and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
Information on the rare condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy and how it affects the heart.