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  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia

    Cardioverter-Defibrillator is a medical implant device used to treat arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat).

  • Angina

    Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure.

  • Heart Attack

    A heart attack is an emergency medical condition that indicates your heart is not getting enough oxygen. It can be…

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    Bronchitis is an inflammation or irritation of the lungs’ airways that causes a cough. Chronic bronchitis is bronchitis that lasts…

  • Arrhythmia

    An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat. Your heart may beat too fast, too slow, or…

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is when the blood vessels leading to the heart harden and restrict blood flow.

  • Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is caused by blocked blood vessels. Learn…

  • Pleurisy (Pleuritis)

    Pleurisy is a condition marked by chest pain and inflammation. It occurs in the tissue that lines your chest and…

  • Thyroiditis

    Learn about the types, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of thyroiditis, a name for several disorders that cause inflammation of…

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s…

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) | Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition

    Following a special diet can reduce the stress on your kidneys and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease.

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. It affects people with weak immune systems because of HIV infection and…

  • Heartburn

    Heartburn is a burning feeling in the lower chest, along with a sour or bitter taste in the throat and…

  • Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is one of the world’s most common cancers. It is the deadliest cancer in the United States. Most…

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory, allergic disease. It may be confused with GERD. Learn about the symptoms and…

  • Does Gender Matter? Heart Health for Women vs. Men

    Heart health is different for men and women. Knowing the physical differences and symptoms can help you take preventive steps…

  • Pregnancy-induced Hypertension

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications of high blood pressure during pregnancy and pregnancy-induced hypertension.