Coronary Heart Disease

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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What should I tell the doctor about CHD and my medical history?

Telling your doctor about your medical history can help better determine the treatment for your coronary heart disease. Check out tips on what to tell your doctor.


How the Framingham Heart Study Works

Born in 1948, and still going strong, the Framingham Heart Study has told us just about everything we know about how people get heart disease and strokes. But not without some controversies along the way.

Coronary Heart Disease 101

Cardiovascular disease kills more Americans than the next four causes of death combined. Coronary heart disease is the most common culprit. Find out how to avoid becoming a statistic.

Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease

Angina and heart attack are often among the symptoms of coronary heart disease. These symptoms can be different for men and women. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, from the relatively mild chest pain of angina to a full-blown heart attack.

Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease in Women

Whereas men experience crushing chest pain as an obvious sign of coronary heart disease, women often have no symptoms. This makes it difficult to know who should be screened. Find out if you might be at risk.

Coronary Heart Disease Overview

Coronary heart disease, or CHD, can effect the body in many ways. In this article you will learn more about symptoms, risks and prevention of this disease.

Coronary Risk Factors

What are the coronary risk factors? In this article learn more about the signs, causes and prevention of this disease.

What are the CHD risk factors I can control?

Controllable CHD risk factors should be monitored and not over looked as they can effect your health. Learn more about CHD risk factors in this article.

How can I be sure I have CHD?

CHD can be hard to identify if you do not know what to look for. Learn more about how you can be sure if you have CHD with the helpful information inside this article.

How common is CHD?

CHD is an important variable that should not be ignored. Learn more about CHD and see how common it is with the help of the information in this article.

How could I have CHD and have no symptoms?

If you are not displaying any symptoms of CHD it does not mean that you do not have it. Learn more about how you could have CHD but not show the signs of this illness.