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.
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.
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.
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."
Stroke symptoms appear quickly and suddenly, so it's important to know the signs and act fast.
Medication adherence means taking the proper dose of medication at the right time and in the right way.
Sugar is one of the most common ingredients in the foods and drinks we consume, but how much is a healthy amount?
Use everyday objects as a guide to help you determine proper food portions.
Learn how to take charge of your food portions so that you can eat and be healthier.
Learn how to make the most of trusted heart health information, incentive programs, health tracking tools and mobile resources available at CardioSmart.org.