Because of My Congenital Heart Disease, I'm Part of the 20% at Serious Risk from COVID-19

If you’re lucky to be strong and healthy, this is why what you do matters, and why our future lies with you.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Heart-Healthy

Try these small tweaks around the house to lessen your risk of heart disease. Little changes can make a big difference in your heart health!

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What Every Woman Must Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over age 35, and yet many women fail to take care of their hearts and don't know the signs of heart disease.

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Did You Know That Heart Disease Affects Women Of Color Differently?

The risk of cardiovascular disease among women, especially women of color is poorly understood, yet the statistics speak for themselves. Here's what you need to know.

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Stroke

A stroke—also referred to as a brain attack—occurs when a part of the brain is injured by a disturbance to its blood supply. READ MORE

Conditions & Treatments

Peripheral Arterial Disease

When you were younger, as you began to exercise you would pick up speed and distance and your legs would carry you to your destination, without difficulty or challenge. Your breathing would quicken, your heart rate increase, and the lungs and heart would work together so that increased blood would circulate to the arteries and muscles of your legs. You would walk or run effortlessly. READ MORE

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High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the amount of force your blood exerts against the walls of your arteries. High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure is elevated over time. Left untreated, it can damage your small blood vessels and organs and lead to heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and circulatory problems. READ MORE

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