In-depth

Lifestyle and home remedies

Meat and poultry

Learn ways to trim the fat from meat and poultry without sacrificing taste and enjoyment.

Symptoms

Angina

Angina is a common type of chest pain caused by coronary artery disease. Unstable angina can be a warning sign of a heart attack.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tests and diagnosis

Coronary angiogram

A coronary angiogram uses special X-rays to examine the inside of your heart's blood vessels. Find out what to expect when you have the procedure.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram allows your doctor to see your heart in motion. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a test that provides valuable clues about your heart health. Here's what you need to know about the test.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Treatments and drugs

Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty and stents can reopen clogged heart arteries if buildup of plaques is causing chest pain, shortness of breath or a heart attack.

May. 07, 2013

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