Heart disease

Heart disease, usually thought of as blockages in the arteries that can cause a heart attack, can describe any medical condition affecting your heart.

Risk factors

Heart disease risk calculator

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

Secondhand smoke


Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.


Heart attack symptoms

Heartburn or chest pain?

Nausea and vomiting

Shortness of breath

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Tests and diagnosis

Cardiac catheterization

Chest X-rays

Coronary angiogram


Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)

Stress test

Treatments and drugs

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): First aid

Coronary bypass surgery

Heart attack

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