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.
Percutaneous coronary intervention
Coronary artery disease can cause pain, shortness of breath and heart attacks. A PCI is usually a safe and effective way to relieve your pain.
Angina is chest pain or discomfort that usually comes on during physical activity. Here’s how to recognise angina and what to do about it.
Heart attack symptoms: men vs women
Heart disease often goes undiagnosed in women, partly because symptoms can develop later. Learn more about why heart disease differs in men and women.
Peripheral vascular disease
Peripheral vascular disease can cause pain and cramps in the legs when walking. Find out about the cause and how it is treated.
Should I be tested for heart disease?
Understanding heart disease risk can help you reduce your risk and protect your heart. Find out more about heart disease risk and heart disease tests.
15 minutes of walking could reduce your risk of disease
Walking 15 minutes a day could reduce your risk of heart disease, dementia and some cancers, says the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Tachycardia (if your heart beats faster than usual, more than 100 beats per minute) can be a normal response to exercise or stress or a sign of disease
Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is medication to treat troublesome symptoms of menopause. Find out about types of MHT and their risks.
5 ways to reduce your risk of heart disease
Nine in 10 Australians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, but there are ways to reduce your risk and keep your heart healthy.