Heart disease surgery
Links to our information partners' articles about heart disease surgery and cardiovascular disease.
Some health conditions and problems are more common after menopause, including osteoporosisosteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.
Statins are medicines used to lower cholesterol. They are recommended for people who are at risk of cardiovascular disease. Find out more about how statins work and read our trusted partner pages.
Find out if you're at risk of heart disease, kidney disease or type 2 diabetes in just a few minutes using the healthdirect Risk Checker.
Heart and cardiovascular conditions
Learn more about the conditions that affect your heart and cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, angina and heart disease.
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.
Being a little overweight may not cause many noticeable problems. However, once you are carrying extra kilograms (or pounds), you may develop symptoms that affect your daily life. Find out about the symptoms of obesity.
Heart attack – a personal story
Recovering from a heart attack can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Watch this video to learn from other people's experiences.
Heart failure – a personal story
Being diagnosed with heart failure can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Watch this video about heart failure - listening to others who have experienced similar situations can be helpful.