Health Center - Heart Health

Small lifestyle changes can go a long way in preventing heart disease and stroke, so learn more and start protecting yourself today. If you're living with heart disease, read up on management strategies, from who should be part of your medical team to treatment options to consider.
Heart Disease Guide

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Is it true that drinking tea can cut your risk of heart disease? Are there other foods I should eat to protect my heart?

My doctor just put me on a statin even though my LDL (bad) cholesterol levels are 120 mg/dL. She said that because I have diabetes, I should be taking a statin. Is this true?

CAD symptoms

Coronary Artery Disease Symptoms

When it comes to your heart, don’t rely on chest pain as your only indicator of a blockage in your heart arteries. It’s more likely for women to have milder and less obvious symptoms that can be easily overlooked. Pay attention to your symptoms and know your risk factors (hint: age is a big one for women!).

Evaluate your symptoms with our CAD Symptoms Checklist.