If you have kidney disease, in addition to all the other health issues you need to pay attention to, you need to consider the effect of kidney disease on the heart. People with kidney disease, unfortunately, are at an especially high risk of developing heart disease. Fortunately, there are things you can do to substantially reduce that risk.
Read about kidney disease and the heart.
What diet is best for you after you've had a heart attack, or after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease? Until recently, dietary recommendations for people with coronary artery disease have been largely guesswork. But recently, evidence from clinical studies has clarified the answer.
Read about the best diet for people with coronary artery disease.
In some patients with heart failure, a new kind of pacemaker can re-coordinate the muscular function of the damaged heart, relieving the symptoms of heart failure, and reducing the odds of dying. Read about CRT here.
Pulmonary embolus - a blood clot that becomes lodged in the pulmonary artery - is a very common and very serious problem. Up to 30% of people who have pulmonary embolus will die unless they receive treatment.
Read about pulmonary embolus - its causes, its symptoms, and its treatment - here.