1.24 Summary of Heart Disease

This was quite a quick overview of the heart anatomy, physiology and about the most common form of heart disease: atherosclerosis. Now that you know more about how the heart works and how it can develop problems, get moving on the rest of the HeartStrong.com program and keep your heart healthy!

Have you personally suffered from heart disease or a heart attack? Find out which one of your coronary arteries was blocked. If you had a stent a card with the information about the stent and artery may have been given to you. If you had a bypass surgery you should find out how many arteries were bypassed and which ones they were. Did they use a mammary artery, the veins from your leg or both?

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