Lifestyle and home remedies

Meat and poultry

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

Risk factors

Heart disease risk calculator

Find out your heart disease risk and what you can do to reduce it.



Nausea and vomiting

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




Treatments and drugs


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

Coronary bypass surgery

Coronary bypass surgery is a procedure to treat blockage of blood to the heart muscle.

May 07, 2013