Heart Health Information

Each year, cardiovascular diseases top the list of the country's most serious health problems. The following information will help you learn more about the most common forms of cardiovascular disease, including important information about symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.

Your physician may order one or more diagnostic tests or surgical procedures to evaluate and treat your heart condition, and these pages will inform you about what to expect when preparing for, during, and following each procedure.

Stroke, also called brain attack, occurs when blood flow to the brain is disrupted – an emergency medical condition. Find out more about the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and different types of stroke, as well as diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of stroke.

Studies show that nearly everyone can become heart healthy by following a proper diet, appropriate exercise program, and routine healthcare plan, and by eliminating tobacco products. Here, you will learn more about heart disease prevention for you and your entire family.

Look in these pages for information on cardiovascular disease:

AMWA Poster

Guideline-Based Risk in Asymptomatic Women

Research Articles

For more information on the Heart Center for Women, call add Women's Heart Center Telephone Number.