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Heart problems and cardiovascular health

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation occurs when the two upper chambers of the heart, the atria, quiver or ‘fibrillate’ rather than beat normally.

Chest pain is any sort of pain felt in your upper body.

Understanding chest pain

Chest pain is any sort of pain felt in your upper body, from your jaw and shoulders down to your ribs. Find out the facts and when to be concerned.

Heart attack

Heart attack

Acting fast at the warning signs of a heart attack can save your life. Learn how to recognise the symptoms of a heart attack.

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations can come as a surprise. Here are things you can do to ease these symptoms

Reducing your blood pressure can make a big difference to your health.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure effects over a quarter of Australians over the age of 25. Are you at risk?

Reducing your blood pressure can make a big difference to your health.

Is your blood pressure healthy?

High blood pressure is common and often has no symptoms. Read these tips for keeping your blood pressure under control.

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How to lower your cholesterol

High cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Here's how you can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.

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Low blood pressure

Although low blood pressure is better than high blood pressure, you still need to consult your doctor.

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Peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease refers to diseases of arteries outside the heart and brain, mainly in the legs and feet. Find out how to prevent it.

Stroke

Stroke

A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Learn how to identify when someone is havin

Tachycardia is an abnormal type of heart rhythm

Tachycardia

Tachycardia is when the heart is beating at a faster rate than normal. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Heart attack | The Heart Foundation

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Coronary heart disease CHD | The Heart Foundation

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Heart conditions | The Heart Foundation

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Heart health check | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease

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Heart health (cardiovascular)

Information about heart disease, heart attack, stroke and the cardiovascular system, which relates to your heart and blood vessels that move blood around your body

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Atrial fibrillation - arrhythmia | The Heart Foundation

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Keep your heart healthy | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease

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How your heart works | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease

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Arrhythmias | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease

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