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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.

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How can plane travel increase the risk of heart attack?

It's a nuisance getting up from your seat on a flight. The cabin is filled with obstacles and space is tight. But what's worse, a stumble through the cabin or a potentially deadly clot?


What are some vascular diseases?

 What are some vascular diseases?

What are some vascular diseases? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about some vascular diseases. See more »

Stress and Heart Health Quiz

 Stress and Heart Health Quiz

On going stress can lead to health problems with your heart. Test your stress knowledge with this Stress and Heart Health Quiz. See more »

10 Foods for a Healthy Heart

 10 Foods for a Healthy Heart

Heart-healthy foods can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. Take a look at 10 heart-healthy foods to get started. See more »

Heart-Smart Quiz

 Heart-Smart Quiz

This heart-smart quiz will test how much you really know about your heart. See how you score on the heart smart quiz from Discovery Health. See more »

Atherosclerosis

 Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis can affect the heart, kidneys, and virtually any other organ. Learn more about atherosclerosis in this article from Discovery Health. See more »

5 Celebrities Who Had Heart Attacks

 5 Celebrities Who Had Heart Attacks

There have been a few celebrities who had heart attacks. See our list of five celebrities who had heart attacks to learn more about heart disease. See more »

5 Facts About Women's Heart Health

 5 Facts About Women's Heart Health

Women's heart health issues are different from men. See five facts you should know about women's heart health. See more »

Top 10 Ways to Stay Heart-healthy

 Top 10 Ways to Stay Heart-healthy

Top 10 ways to stay heart healthy is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about top 10 ways to stay heart healthy from Discovery Health. See more »

5 Heart Health Myths

 5 Heart Health Myths

These 5 heart health myths can be beneficial to your health. Learn all about heart health myths from Discovery Health. See more »

 5 Heart Problems You Should Know About

These 5 heart problems you should know about are important for your health. Learn all about heart problems from HowStuffWorks. See more »