Healthy habits can prevent most heart disease. Find out what new ACC/AHA recommendations say about how to protect your heart.

Key Points for Patients  >>

How do you build the foundation of a healthy heart? Start with healthy habits: eat better, move more, keep a healthy weight, stop smoking.

View the Infographic »

Taking an aspirin a day might not help you prevent heart disease. But if you've already had a heart attack or stroke, aspirin is still important.

Read About Aspirin Therapy >>
Answers to Common Questions

New issue of 'CardioSmart Life' magazine provides tips on how to boost your health and prevent heart disease.

View February issue >>
More About CardioSmart Life

In shared decision-making, patients and health professionals work together as a team to make care decisions.

More About the Process

Most adult hearts beat 50-100 times per minute at rest. If you have bradycardia, that means your heart beats slower than normal.

Learn About Bradycardia >>
  • Seniors
  • Primary Prevention
  • aspirin
  • CardioSmart Life
  • Bradycardia

Understand

Your Condition, Test or Medication


Browse By All Topics

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Thrive

Set Lifestyle Goals and Track Progress

Create your profile and receive 100 CardioSmart Points.

Discover

The Latest Heart Research and Events

Exercise Plus Less Sitting Improves Blood Pressure in Obese Adults

Mar 14, 2019
Breaking up sitting with just three minutes of activity has immediate heart-health benefits, finds Australian study.

Smartphone App Helps Combat High Blood Pressure

Mar 12, 2019
A smartphone app for blood pressure monitoring shows promise in patients with diabetes.

Low-Carb Diet Tied to Common Heart Rhythm Disorder

Mar 12, 2019
Study suggests using caution when restricting carbohydrates for weight loss due to atrial fibrillation concern.