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Cardiovascular Conditions

From atrial fibrillation to heart attacks and congestive heart failure, the articles in this section cover cardiovascular conditions and the treatments available.

Cholesterol is created and used by the human body in a variety of normal body functions, but too much cholesterol in the blood can increase the risk of heart disease. Learn about the risks and medical problems associated with high cholesterol.

Heart conditions can have a tremendous effect on other bodily functions and performance, and they can develop as a result of numerous factors. Learn about heart conditions and their impact on the body.

Blood pressure conditions can affect other bodily systems and functions, and in some cases can lead to an enlarged heart, a leading cause of heart disease. Learn about preventing, diagnosing and treating blood pressure conditions.

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but it can be prevented by making good lifestyle choices. Learn about the causes and symptoms of coronary heart disease as well as methods for treatment and prevention.


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