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Heart disease statistics

Trusted information on heart and cardiovascular disease statistics, plus links to trusted resources.

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Heart disease surgery

Trusted information about heart disease surgery from leading Australian health organisations, including links to cardiovascular disease.

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Statins

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.

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Heart problems and cardiovascular health

Trusted information on heart and cardiovascular health, plus links to trusted resources.

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Blood and blood vessels

Blood, the heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions and related conditions.

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Heart attack diagnosis

With a heart attack, every minute counts. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you or someone around you experience the warning signs.

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Heart failure diagnosis

There are a number of common symptoms of heart failure or chronic heart failure. If your doctor thinks you may have heart failure, you will probably need to have tests to find out more.

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Angiogram

An angiogram is a test used to help detect abnormal blood vessels, clots and other problems. Learn more about angiograms including what to expect.

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Coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

Coronary heart disease (CHD), also known as 'ischaemic heart disease', is the most common form of heart disease.

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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.

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