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Heart health

Want to improve your heart health? Get heart health information, plus insights on exercise, heart conditions, heart-health supplements, and more.


Your heart keeps blood pumping to every part of your body—from your brain to your toes and every place in between—which is why heart health is so important.

Unfortunately, though, we often take our hearts for granted until they stop working properly.

To help you better understand this vital organ, we've created a hub for all things related to the heart, including information on heart health supplements, exercises, plus tips and ideas on how to improve your health.

Here, you'll also find information on some of the most common conditions that can affect your heart, including heart disease, heart attacks, hypertension, and high cholesterol. With these insights, you can understand the causes and symptoms of heart issues, as well as the treatments available. 

Explore these topics, then discuss them with your healthcare provider (HCP) to help maintain your health. By working together, you can find the care you need to take care of your heart's health now and into the future.

Heart attack

A heart attack happens when blood stops flowing to your heart. Find information on how and why heart attacks occur, plus common and lesser-known symptoms of heart attacks, as well as details about available treatments and lifestyle changes you can make to improve your heart health.

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Heart disease

Man putting two hands over his chest.

Heart disease is a general term that can describe a wide range of conditions. Maybe you've heard about arrhythmias, heart defects, ischemic heart disease (also known as coronary artery disease or coronary heart disease), heart valve problems, and other concerns. Read about common types of heart disease and get the information you need to talk to your HCP.

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Learn all about hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. What factors can contribute to high blood pressure? Can strokes and heart attacks be caused by high blood pressure? Understand the facts and discover some of the treatments your HCP might recommend to help you lower and stabilize your blood pressure.

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High cholesterol

Woman holding a very greasy double cheeseburger.

Most people have heard of cholesterol and know that high cholesterol can be bad for you. But what is cholesterol? Is there "good" cholesterol and "bad" cholesterol? And what does each type mean for your heart's health? Find answers to these questions and more.

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