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 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.

Alcohol — A Drink to Health

Drinking a modest amount of alcohol can have numerous health benefits. Excessive consumption, however, increases your risk for several serious conditions.

Spirit of the Heart Community Events

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

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

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.

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.
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.
Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

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

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.

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.

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.

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."

The Dangers of Hypertension

Hypertension, more commonly called high blood pressure, affects one out of three U.S. adults. Many, however, don't even know it because there are often no symptoms.

Know Your Numbers -- Blood Pressure

Blood pressure can range from healthy (120/80), to borderline (120+/80+), to unhealthy (140+/90+). That’s why it’s important for you to know your numbers.

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.

LDL

LDL — "Bad" Cholesterol

LDL- the bad cholesterol. LDL is the cholesterol that gums up your arteries and causes the buildup of blockages.

Cardiac MRI

A cardiac MRI (CMR) test is an evaluation of your heart using a specialized MRI camera.

You and Atrial Fibrillation: What You Need to Know About Stroke Risk

How atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke and what options exist for reducing that risk.

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.