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CVD Benefits in Fish Oil: Is EPA the Pearl?

Howard Weintraub discusses the recent NEJM study showing no benefit with fish oil in patients at high risk for CVD, and points to future trials that may change things around.

Discover Why Wanting to Naturally Lower Total Cholesterol is Not a Good Idea

If you have been told your total cholesterol is high and you need to lower it, looking for a way to naturally lower total cholesterol levels is not really the first port of call you should take. Yes total cholesterol is important but the readings you should be given should also give you a breakdown

Aortic Valve Regurgitation-Symptoms

Many young people with aortic valve regurgitation do not have symptoms. When symptoms finally appear, they often indicate that the heart is significantly affected. Whether these symptoms come on gradually (as in chronic regurgitation) or more suddenly (as in acute regurgitation), they may be ...

Strengthen Your Heart and Cardiovascular System

Heart disease is the leading cause of death to men and women in the United states today. Heart disease includes conditions affecting the heart such as coronary heart disease, heart attack, congestive heart failure and congenital heart disease.Keys to the prevention of heart disease include quitting

Cholesterol Screening For Children

According to Tara Parker Pope writing in the New York Times, American pediatricians are recommending wider cholesterol screening for children and more aggressive use of cholesterol-lowering drugs, starting as early as the age of eight, in hopes of preventing adult heart problems. This has followed g

Heart-Healthy Exercises

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of heart-healthy exercises including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

What to Do After a Heart Attack

WebMD explains what to do and what not to do after a heart attack. Get tips on lifestyle changes, diet, exercise, and medications.

Coronary Heart Disease Overview

Once it occurs, heart disease cannot be reversed in terms of the damage on the arteries. Bypass surgery cannot repair this damage.

Foods to Avoid Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion affects many people daily. It results from inflammation in nasal blood vessels. When this takes place, the nasal cavity swells and results in congestion. Of course, there are many ways to treat nasal congestion but the best approach is through diet. You can avoid it by avoiding cert

Cardiac Enzymes

Cardiac enzymes are useful in the diagnosis of heart attack.