Heart Attack Prevention Directory
A heart attack is caused when blood flow cannot reach the heart muscle and the tissues of the heart muscle begins to die. It is important to try to prevent heart attacks from ever happening by eating a healthy diet and exercising. You can also discuss taking a daily aspirin with your doctor to find out if that treatment would be helpful for you. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how heart attacks are caused, prevented, and much more.
Heart Disease Medication Tips
Learn about how to manage your heart medicine, including tips about drug safety, how to stay on schedule, taking medicine when you travel, and more.
Causes and Treatments of Heart Attack
WebMD explores the causes of heart attacks, along with treatments and tips for maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Heart Attack Prevention Tips
Get the basics on prevention of heart attacks.
Smoking and Heart Disease
In addition to respiratory problems and lung cancer, smoking cigarettes can cause heart disease. Here are tips for quitting.
10 Tips for Better Heart Health
Your heart works hard for you nonstop for your whole life. So show it some TLC with these tips.
How Anger Can Hurt Your Heart
Yellers, ragers, and door slammers beware -- frequent high levels of anger have now been linked to heart disease.
Can You Reverse Heart Disease?
Can you actually undo some of the damage from heart disease? At least one doctor has a surprising answer.
Job Stress and Your Heart: Cutting Your Risk
What's the connection between job stress and your heart's health? And what you can do to minimize those risks?
Hypertension Equals Health Risks
Nearly 1 in 3 adult Americans have it. African Americans are especially at risk. Learn why hypertension is called the 'silent killer'.
Family History Affects Risk of Heart Disease
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, talks about family history and the risk of heart disease.
How Hypertension Affects Cardiac Risk
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, talks about high blood pressure and its effect on cardiac diseases
How Smoking Affects Cardiovascular Risk
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, describes how smoking tobacco affects cardiovascular risk.
Slideshows & Images
A Visual Guide to Heart Disease
WebMD provides a visual overview of heart disease, including symptoms to watch for, diagnostic tests, treatments, and prevention strategies.
8 Habits That Are Bad for Your Heart
You want your heart to be strong and healthy. But are you making any of these mistakes? It’s time to get back on track!
How to Eat Right and Exercise With Heart Disease
If you know you have heart disease, exercise and diet are more important than ever. Find out how they can help and which types are best.
12 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Heart
Do you know what raises your risk of heart disease? Here are 12 surprising -- and simple -- ways to protect your ticker.