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How is aortic valve stenosis treated?
Treatment of aortic stenosis depends on your symptoms and may include one or more of the...
What is aortic valve stenosis?
Aortic valve stenosis is also called aortic stenosis or AS. It is a disease of the aortic valve...
What is an acute myocardial infarction?
A myocardial infarction (MI) is another name for a heart attack. Your heart is always working...
How does the heart work?
The heart has four chambers (areas). The two upper chambers are called atria. The two lower...
What is mitral valve stenosis?
Mitral stenosis is a disease that leads to narrowing of the mitral valve in your heart. Your heart...
What increases my risk of having a thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA)?
The following may put you at higher risk of having thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA): Being...
What are the risks of having angina?
Angina can have serious risks. If you do not get treatment, your angina may become worse. You may...
What are the health risks of having high cholesterol?
Having high cholesterol can lead to building up cholesterol in your arteries. The risk of building...
What are the symptoms of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)?
If you have an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA): You may have no symptoms at all. You may feel...
When should I call my doctor if I have mitral stenosis?
If you have mitral stenosis, call your healthcare provider if: You are bleeding from your nose...
What are the risks of having mitral stenosis?
The following are possible risks of having mitral stenosis: During surgery, tissues, other heart...
What are the symptoms of mitral stenosis?
You may not have any signs and symptoms of mitral stenosis. Symptoms may only appear when the...
What causes mitral stenosis?
Mitral stenosis may be caused by the following: Rheumatic fever: Rheumatic fever is a condition...
What lifestyle changes can help my chest pain?
To help reduce your chest pain, live a healthy lifestyle by not smoking, and by losing weight if...
What are some tests for chest pain?
If you are having chest pain, you may have a test called an electrocardiogram to check your heart....