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Some risk factors for heart disease are beyond your control, but others, such as smoking or high blood pressure, you can do something about.
Like any muscle, the heart needs oxygen-rich blood to work. Coronary artery disease keeps the heart from getting the oxygen it needs.
Risk factors make you more likely to have CAD. Learn your risk factors. To protect your health, take control of the factors you can change.
Tests help your doctor learn more about your heart, your arteries, and your overall health. Treatments may lower your risk for future problems.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease in the United States.
Medications help control CAD and heart disease. Know what medications you take and how they help you.
Recovery starts with regaining strength and health. It continues with moving back into daily life, making healthy changes along the way.
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