For additional information on heart disease, risk factors and how to take action toward having a healthy heart, please visit the National Heart, Lung,
and Blood Institute Web links listed below.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute:
NHLBI Web site
The main site of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
High Blood Pressure
A Web page on how to lower high blood pressure, which includes information on treatments, such as a healthy eating plan and types of medications.
Live Healthier, Live Longer
A special Web page about cholesterol that explains how to lower high blood cholesterol for those who want to prevent or already have heart disease.
High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need To Know
A brochure that provides information about how to lower high cholesterol.
Aim for a Healthy Weight
A special Web page that explains how to assess your risk for developing obesity-related diseases, such as heart disease, and
how to lose weight sensibly.
Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs
A Web page on how to act fast when someone may be having a heart attack. Fast action can save lives and limit damage to the heart.
Stay Young at Heart Recipes
A page full of recipes that focus on cooking the heart healthy way.
NHLBI Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
A gender-based Web site on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women, a joint project of WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with
Heart Disease and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health.
National Women's Health Information Center
Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
American Heart Association
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