Find over 200 print-friendly fact sheets about heart disease and related health topics.
If you've been diagnosed with heart disease, there are key questions that you should ask your cardiologist and care team during your next appointment. These questions help ensure that you and your doctor have a productive conversation so that you can become or stay as healthy as possible.
What caused my/my child's congenital heart defect?
Should I have a procedure (stress test or cath) to diagnose coronary artery disease?
If I need to take a common over-the-counter medicine from the drugstore to treat a cold or lessen pain, which ones are safest for me?
Can you give me easy-to-read fact sheets on my condition and recommend some websites with the right information on heart disease?
Are there any symptoms or signs that my blood pressure is too high?
How do I correctly check my blood pressure at home? How often should I check it?
Will I need blood work after starting some of these medicines? What are we looking for on the blood work?
What can I do to keep my sodium intake to under 1,500 mg? What types of foods lower blood pressure?
How does stress affect my blood pressure, and what can I do to lower my stress levels?
High blood pressure is a risk factor for coronary disease. Have I been screened for coronary disease?
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