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Heart Month

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Matters of the Heart

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Cardiovascular disease is responsible for one of every three deaths. As we recognize American Heart Month, learn more about risk factors, warning signs and ways to improve heart health from experts at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Back to basics for heart health

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What do terms like cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, systolic and diastolic mean? Find out how they represent your heart health.

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Cardiovascular Care

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Science is the foundation of our healthcare. Our team is focused on advancing science and applying research to change and improve the quality of your life.

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Tapping on the Healing Capacity of the Heart

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A Baylor College of Medicine graduate student details heart development and regeneration research in From the Labs.

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Matters of the Heart

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Cardiovascular disease is responsible for one of every three deaths. As we recognize American Heart Month, learn more about risk factors, warning signs and ways to improve heart health from experts at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Tapping on the Healing Capacity of the Heart

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A Baylor College of Medicine graduate student details heart development and regeneration research in From the Labs.

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New test gives better risk prediction for heart attack, stroke

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Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found that testing a specific type of triglyceride may be a better indicator for predicting risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to traditional risk factors.

Patient with genetic cholesterol disorder has new outlook after clinical trial

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Terry Lim discusses her treatment journey after being diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia, a genetic disorder resulting in dangerously high cholesterol.

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It is well known that exercise is needed for cardiovascular health, but just how much is needed and how often? Dr. Ihab Hamzeh shares tips.

Minimally invasive heart procedures: What you should know

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Dr. Joseph Lamelas explains the benefits of using minimally invasive procedures to treat heart valve disease.

The 411 on heart palpitations

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Although they may seem minor at the time you’re experiencing them, Dr. Ajith Nair says prolonged heart palpitations may be a symptom of a more serious health concern.

Benefits of personalized cardiovascular healthcare

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People are living longer today; however, the older a person is, the higher the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack or stroke. Dr. Christie Ballantyne discusses.

High blood pressure and heart health

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Dubbed the silent killer, high blood pressure often occurs with no symptoms or warning signs. As a result, one in five American adults do not know they have it. Learn more about understanding, preventing and managing high blood pressure.

Women experience heart attacks differently than men

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Heart attacks might not be unique to women, but some of the symptoms and risk factors are quite different compared to men.

Stress and the heart

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Relaxing could have a positive effect on coronary artery disease and heart health. Dr. Guilherme Silva explains.

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#Heart2Heart Health Tips

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Our Heart2Heart video series focuses on simple steps you can take toward better heart health.

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Love your Heart

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Heart Month may be observed in February, but maintaining a healthy heart is a year-round commitment. Baylor College of Medicine experts remind you to love your heart.

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Additional Resources

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Looking to improve your heart health? Check out more recipes, tips and infographics on the Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Clinical Trials

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Clinical trials - also known as clinical studies or research protocols - are conducted to test whether a new drug, new prevention strategy, or new screening test is safe and effective in people. Learn more about heart-related clinical trials at Baylor.

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Clinical Trials

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Clinical trials - also known as clinical studies or research protocols - are conducted to test whether a new drug, new prevention strategy, or new screening test is safe and effective in people. Learn more about heart-related clinical trials at Baylor.

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