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Diseases of the Heart - Harvard Health

Diseases of the Heart - Harvard Health

When life gets in the way of good health

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When life gets in the way of good health

POSTED June 13, 2016, 9:30 AM
Lori Wiviott Tishler, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

A few years ago, I saw a lovely patient who had gained a surprising amount of weight between visits. Surprised, because usually she takes great care of herself, I said, “Wow. You’ve gained 10 pounds since I saw you last. What’s going on?”

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This Special Health Report brings you important information on various conditions that affect the heart, along with their causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention. You’ll learn about major cardiovascular problems such as hardening of the arteries, peripheral artery disease, coronary artery disease, and more. You’ll get details on atrial fibrillation, tachycardia, valve problems, aneurysms, and infections and inflammation of the heart, as well as rare conditions and congenital defects.

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Silent heart attacks: Much more common than we thought in both men and women

POSTED June 10, 2016, 9:30 AM
Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter

A recent study has found that almost half of heart attacks appear to be clinically silent — that is, not associated with any symptoms at all. The risk of death from silent heart attacks was also similar to that of clinically detected heart attacks.

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Diseases of the Heart

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The healthy heart
What causes heart disease?
Coronary artery disease
SPECIAL SECTION: Lifestyle habits that help your heart
Heart failure
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