Video Library

These videos will provide you with some basic background to help you, in partnership with your doctor, to prevent heart disease, improve your cardiovascular health and give you a basic understanding of some standard tests and procedures your doctor may want to perform to help determine your cardiac health.

Heart Failure

Matters of the Heart: Managing Heart Failure

Apr 09, 2018
If you have heart failure, watch this video for tips about how to manage your condition.
Managing AFib

TAVR video

Dec 07, 2017
Do you or does a loved one have atrial fibrillation? Watch a recording of the webinar "Managing AFib" to learn about your treatment options and find out what lifestyle changes can help.

Managing AFib

Heart Forum Webinar: Managing AFib

Sep 27, 2017
Do you or does a loved one have atrial fibrillation? Watch a recording of the webinar "Managing AFib" to learn about your treatment options and find out what lifestyle changes can help.

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Heart Forum Webinar: Managing High Triglycerides

Jan 23, 2017
What does it mean if you have high triglycerides? Watch this video to learn about the condition and steps you can take to control it.

Managing Heart Failure: A Program for Patients and Caregivers

Jan 23, 2017
Watch this program to learn about heart failure and resources to help you or a loved one manage the condition.

Heart Forum Webinar: Reducing CVD Risk

Dec 22, 2016
Learn how the CardioSmart OnCall telehealth program helps provide patients with lifestyle management and heart risk reduction interventions.

Understanding Heart Failure

Nov 02, 2016
Although heart failure is a serious condition, it often can be managed with lifestyle changes and medication.

Heart Forum Webinar: Managing Congenital Heart Defects

Aug 22, 2016
Adults with congenital heart defects face unique challenges. Learn the importance of follow-up care and tips for coping.
Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

If left untreated, AFib can cause blood clots and lead to stroke and heart failure.

Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Rich in mono-unsaturated (or "good") fats, olive oil can lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and protect the inner lining of blood vessels.
Salt

Salt

The average American consumes a whopping 3,400 milligrams of salt a day, which is more than twice the amount recommended by cardiologists.

Medication Adherence

Medication Adherence

Medication adherence means taking the proper dose of medication at the right time and in the right way for as long as you're supposed to.
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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease, or PAD, develops when arteries get clogged with plaque, reducing blood flow throughout the body.

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The 6 Steps of CPR

Learning the six important steps of cardiopulmonary resuscitation could save someone's life.
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The Benefits of Yoga

Studies show that yoga can lower blood pressure and help people with atrial fibrillation.

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Depression and Heart Disease

It's not uncommon for people recovering from a heart attack or a coronary procedure to experience feelings of sadness and depression.

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2013 Heart Disease Prevention Guidelines

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have developed guidelines and a risk calculator to help you work with your doctor in preventing cardiovascular disease.
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Welcome to CardioSmart.org

Brought to you by the American College of Cardiology, CardioSmart.org helps you prevent, treat and manage cardiovascular disease.

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Metabolic Syndrome

If you have three or more risk factors for heart disease or stroke, your doctor may say you have metabolic syndrome.

Spirit of the Heart Community Events

Spirit of the Heart events offer heart disease screening and events in underserved communities.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Basics

Cardiac rehabilitation is a combination of regular exercise, healthy eating, stress reduction, and medical therapy. In addition, those who smoke receive guidance to help them quit for good.

NASCAR Fans Stay CardioSmart at Coca-Cola Family Track Walk

CardioSmart proudly participates in the Coca-Cola Family Track Walks to help promote heart health and the benefits of leading an active, healthy lifestyle.

Canines and Cardiovascular Health

Are there health benefits to owning a dog? Research, for example, shows that simply petting a dog can help lower blood pressure and relieve stress.

Male Heart Attack Symptoms

In addition to pain in the upper body, men having a heart attack may also feel like they have heartburn or indigestion, shortness of breath, or nausea and dizziness.

Female Heart Attack Symptoms

Women and men may describe heart attack symptoms differently. For example, women are twice as likely to describe their chest pain with the words "discomfort," "pressing," "crushing" and "bad ache."

Welcome to CardioSmart

Learn how to make the most of trusted heart health information, incentive programs, health tracking tools and mobile resources available at CardioSmart.org.