Coronary heart disease treatment
Although there is no cure for coronary heart disease, there are a range of treatments your doctor might recommend to reduce your risk. Find out how coronary heart disease is treated.
Diagnosis of coronary heart disease
There are several ways to diagnose coronary heart disease. Find out more from the information and resources on this page.
Coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
Coronary heart disease (CHD), also known as ‘ischaemic heart disease’, is the most common form of heart disease. Learn how to reduce your risk.
Controlling coronary heart disease
If you are living with coronary heart disease, making healthy lifestyle choices can greatly reduce your risk of further heart problems. Find out more here.
What causes coronary heart disease?
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the coronary arteries. Find out the causes of coronary heart disese.
Just diagnosed with coronary heart disease
You can reduce your risk for further episode with some simple changes in your lifestyle. Find out more about what to do after just diagnosed with coronary heart disease.
Coronary heart disease symptoms
If your coronary arteries become partially blocked, it can cause chest pain (angina). If they become completely blocked, it can cause a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Find out more about the symptoms.
Living with coronary heart disease
Cardiac rehabilitation can help you resume a normal life after a heart attack or surgery, and to make lifestyle changes if you need to.
Causes of a heart attack
If the blood supply to the heart is suddenly interrupted, heart muscles may be damaged and begin to die. Learn about the leading causes of heart attacks.
Differences between heart disease in women and in men
Heart disease often goes undiagnosed in women, partly because symptoms can develop later. Learn more about why heart disease differs in men and women.