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Blood Pressure Quiz
Take the Blood Pressure Quiz Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some ri...
What Those Blood Pressure Numbers Mean
What Those Blood Pressure Numbers Mean A quick, painless test measures blood pressure: A rubber cuff is wrapped around ...
Heart Disease Prevention Quiz
What Do You Know About Preventing Heart Disease? You can take steps to reduce your risk for heart disease. Find out mor...
A Workable Guide to Managing Your Blood Pressure
Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the coronary arteries, or the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle, become hardened and narrowed. The arteries harden and narrow because of a buildup of plaque on their inner walls. This is called atherosclerosis. Significant narrowing of the coronary arteries can reduce blood to flow to the heart. This limits the amount of oxygen the heart receives and can lead to angina, heart failure, irregular heart rhythm, an...
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