Heart Disease Slideshows
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- Gender Gap: 8 Ways Women’s Heart Attacks Are Different From Men’s
What to look for in heart attacks in women and how they present differently than in men.
- A Visual Guide to Claudication
A common symptom of peripheral artery disease (PAD), claudication causes pain in your lower body when you walk. Here’s what you need to know to recognize and treat it.
- A Visual Guide to PAD
This visual guide to peripheral artery disease, or PAD, gives details about this common type of heart disease, and its symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention tips.
- A Visual Guide to CAD
This visual guide to coronary artery disease (CAD) has information on causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for the condition. It also tells you what you can do to help yourself.
- Understand Your Blood and Urine Test Results
Your blood and urine can reveal a lot about your health. Here’s how to understand your lab test results.
- Quitting Smoking? What to Do When Cravings Hit
One of the best ways to avoid another heart attack is to give up cigarettes. Here’s how to manage cravings so you can kick the habit for good.
- How to Exercise After a Heart Attack
You may be worried that exercise will stress your heart, but it's actually an important part of your recovery. Here's how to work out safely and effectively.
- Changes You'll Make After a Heart Attack
You can expect life to be different after a heart attack. Some changes you’ll need to make right away, while others may take hold later on.
- Foods That Are Bad for Your Heart
If you want a healthy ticker, there are some foods you’ll want to indulge in every now and then only. Find out which ones and how to make healthy substitutes.
- Heart Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore
Find out why symptoms like arm pain, fatigue, lightheadedness, and nausea are signs of heart trouble -- and what you should do about it.
- Surprising Things That Lead to Heart Disease
You probably know the usual heart disease causes: too many pounds, lack of exercise, eating too much fat and salt. But much stranger things can also increase the risk of heart disease.
- Pill-Free Ways to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk
You don’t have to take medicine to improve your heart health. Find out more about how diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes can help your heart.
- Cardiac Arrest: What You Should Know
Cardiac arrest is a serious medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Find out whether you are at risk for cardiac arrest and what you can do if it happens to a loved one.
- How Heart Disease Affects Your Body
Heart disease covers everything from clogged arteries that cause heart attacks to heart defects you’re born with. Learn how the different types of heart disease affect your body and what symptoms to look for.
- Unexpected Heart Attack Triggers
You know that obesity and high blood pressure can raise your risk for a heart attack, but here are some lesser known triggers that might surprise you.
- Best Ways to Nourish Your Heart
What are the ingredients of a heart-healthy diet? WebMD goes behind the foods to show you what nutrients you need.
- 12 Clues You Might Have Heart Disease
Discover some unexpected symptoms that could signal heart trouble. Often, related conditions can raise your risk.
- Have Heart Disease? Take This Lifestyle Advice
Simple lifestyle changes like eating (a little bit of) chocolate can boost your heart health.
- Tips for Taking Blood Thinners
Find out what you can do to can stay safe and lower your risk of bleeding when you're taking blood thinners.
- A Visual Guide to a Heart Attack
Learn the symptoms and how to diagnose a heart attack, treatment options, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
- 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.
- Grocery Smarts: Fat Foods, Fit Foods
A healthy diet starts at the grocery store. View this WebMD slideshow to see fat foods to avoid, and fit foods to choose.
- 21 Foods That Can Save Your Heart
When it comes to heart health, food can be your best medicine. Here are the best foods for your ticker, along with tips for tasty ways to cook them.