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Complications of High Blood Pressure

Heart attacks occur when your arteries are clogged, but did you know that hypertension can cause that clogging? Find out why high blood pressure is "the silent killer."…

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Heart Attack or Heart Burn?

Heart Attack or Heart Burn? It's an all too common question. Unfortunately, the answer can be a matter of life or death. Watch this to find out how to tell the difference.…

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What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure means that your blood is flowing through your arteries too forcefully. But how does that lead to a heart attack? Find out.…

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Heart Attacks Before Middle Age

When you're young, you're invincible. Or so you think. But sudden cardiac death and heart attacks do occasionally happen to people in their 20s or 30s. Find out why!…

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Three Types of Angina

"Angina: when it feels like a heart attack, but it's not--yet." If angina had a slogan, that could be it. Find out why the condition is so easily confused and what sets it apart.…

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Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Remember the scene in the movie Something's Gotta Give when Jack Nicholson's character has a heart attack? Well, those symptoms, they may or may not be too far off. Watch this to uncover the true sign…

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Heart Attack Basics

It all boils down to blood flow, when it comes to a heart attack. But do you know what interferes with that blood flow? Watch this to learn the basics.…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis & Heart Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis amplifies a person's risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack. Get the specifics on this complicated connection.…

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What Every Menopausal Woman Should Know About Heart Attacks

Ladies, would you know if you are having a heart attack? Most of my menopause patients don't and research is clear that they should.  Because of their physiology, the smaller size of their arteries an…

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6 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Clogged arteries may be the root cause of heart attacks, but there's usually something else that triggers them. Here's how to protect yourself. By Emily Main, Rodale.com Heart attacks often come…

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