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ACE Inhibitors Help All Heart Patients

Even moderate-risk heart patients already taking other medications to protect against heart attacks and strokes can benefit from adding an ACE inhibitor to the mix.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of omega-3 fatty acids including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

What to Know About Triglycerides Levels

Even if you have no risk factors whatsoever, high triglycerides levels are indicative of a risk for developing coronary heart disease. This article presents some of the important things you have to know about triglycerides.

Heart Rhythm Problems: How to Travel Safely-Credits

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyLast RevisedNovember 28, 2011

4 Simple Steps to a Healthy Heart

Having a healthy heart may be as easy as four simple steps: don't smoke, lose weight, exercise regularly, and eat vegetables.

Can NICE Prevent Diabetes?

Does NICE policy fall victim to the desire for 'one size fits all' solutions for diabetes prevention?

Must Know Information About Your Weight and Heart

Today, a lot of importance is placed on how much a person weighs. We go on a diet to improve our appearance according to what people think we should look like. Improved health and energy are other reasons we want to lose weight.

Avoid Liver Damage: Lower Cholesterol Naturally

It's shocking but true, high cholesterol can be damaging to your health on multiple levels! As you are most likely aware, excessive lipid disorders affect millions of people around the world. As we have become a more fast paced society on the go, we have strayed away from traditional meal times

Mitral Valve Stenosis

Mitral valve stenosis is a heart condition in which the mitral valve-which regulates blood flow on the left side of the heart-fails to open as wide as it should. Although it has no immediate effect on health, eventually mitral valve stenosis can cause the heart to work harder to pump blood through t

Symptoms of Blocked Carotid Artery

Strokes are the third leading cause of deaths in the US each year. When the brain doesn't receive adequate oxygen, arteries become blocked and blood flow to the brain is restricted. This is where carotid artery disease begins, and is a leading cause of strokes. Recent studies have suggested tha