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Difficult Pregnancies and the Risk of Heart Disease

Difficult Pregnancies and the Risk of Heart Disease

Symptoms of preeclampsia and gestational diabetes can leave a lasting imprint on your health.

Erectile Dysfunction and Your Health: 5 Things You Need to Know

Erectile Dysfunction and Your Health: 5 Things You Need to Know

ED can be an early warning sign of heart disease.

Older Adults and High Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

Older Adults and High Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

You always need to watch your cholesterol, no matter your age.

Managing High Blood Pressure: A Personalized Approach

Managing High Blood Pressure: A Personalized Approach

The best approach to treating high blood pressure depends on the person being treated.

5 Things You Should Know about Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

5 Things You Should Know about Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

AFib is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia. Learn more about the symptoms of AFib and how it can be treated.

Cholesterol: 5 Truths to Know

Cholesterol: 5 Truths to Know

How much of what you hear about cholesterol is true? Check out these cholesterol facts that might surprise you.

5 Heart Facts That May Surprise You

5 Heart Facts That May Surprise You

How dangerous is physical inactivity, really? How does the risk of heart disease compare with that of other diseases? Get this heart information and more.

Heart Rhythms: What's Normal Versus Cause for Concern?

Heart Rhythms: What's Normal Versus Cause for Concern?

Many things can affect your heart rhythms throughout your life, usually in ways that will not harm you. But when is a change in heart rhythms a health alert?

Weight: A Silent Heart Risk

Weight: A Silent Heart Risk

A recent, eye-opening study finds that much of the cardiovascular disease seen in severely overweight people is driven by more than diabetes and high blood pressure. Learn the new risk Johns Hopkins researchers now know obesity holds.

Risk Factors for Heart Disease: Don't Underestimate Stress

Risk Factors for Heart Disease: Don't Underestimate Stress

Many different kinds of stress can be surprisingly harmful to your heart. A Johns Hopkins expert helps you recognize the stress risk factors for heart disease so you can take actions to protect your health.

Heart Truths: Is It a Health Hack—or a Heart Hurt?

Heart Truths: Is It a Health Hack—or a Heart Hurt?

In some cases, very small habit changes can make a big difference in your heart health. But in other situations, only bigger changes bring significant benefits. Here’s help from a Johns Hopkins expert to sort out the truth.

Are Your Relationships Putting Your Heart at Risk?

Are Your Relationships Putting Your Heart at Risk?

Caregiver stress, divorce anxiety, a family feud … relationship strains can affect your cardiovascular health. A Johns Hopkins expert explains the connection and offers strategies to reduce heart risks.

ABCs of Knowing Your Heart Risk

ABCs of Knowing Your Heart Risk

Understanding the risk factors for heart disease can help you decide to take charge of your health, according to Johns Hopkins research. By working with your doctor, you can make important changes to protect your heart.

Special Heart Risks for Men

Special Heart Risks for Men

Men tend to develop coronary artery disease earlier than women. Some warning signs of heart disease, like erectile dysfunction, can start especially early. Here’s what men should know.

The Number One Way to Reduce Heart Risk

The Number One Way to Reduce Heart Risk

Research finds that quitting smoking (or never starting) is the leading lifestyle factor that can make a difference in your odds of developing vascular disease and coronary artery disease. Try these 10 tips to help yourself quit.

Women: How Controlling Blood Sugar Benefits Your Heart

Women: How Controlling Blood Sugar Benefits Your Heart

A high blood sugar level is commonly associated with diabetes. But did you know that it’s also related to heart disease? A Johns Hopkins cardiologist explains how—and why the danger seems to be especially high for women.

Calculating Your Cholesterol

Calculating Your Cholesterol

Striking the right balance in your cholesterol levels matters. A new, more accurate assessment can give you a better understanding of your numbers.

Heart Disease: Do You Know the Warning Signs?

Heart Disease: Do You Know the Warning Signs?

Use this quiz to find out about the heart disease symptoms and risk factors identified by Johns Hopkins researchers.

The Heart Test You May Need—but Likely Haven’t Heard of

The Heart Test You May Need—but Likely Haven’t Heard of

Meet the coronary calcium scan, an accurate test that can help determine your future risk of heart attack or cardiovascular disease. Johns Hopkins experts explain why this test may be best for you.