Lifestyle and home remedies

Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease

Medication-free hypertension control

Quit smoking strategies

Quitting smoking is hard, no question. Use these tried-and-true strategies to help you quit, and refer back to them as often as needed.

Weight-loss strategies

Want to tip the scales in your favor? Here are six ways to win at weight loss and keep the pounds off.


Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Nausea and vomiting

Shortness of breath


Tachycardia, a rapid heart rate, is caused by an abnormality in your heart's electrical impulses. Tachycardia can cause serious complications, including sudden cardiac arrest.

Tests and diagnosis

Blood pressure test

Cardiac catheterization

Chest X-rays



Treatments and drugs

Coronary angioplasty and stents

Coronary bypass surgery

Heart transplant

Ventricular assist device

Oct. 09, 2014