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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. Learn how to reduce your risk.

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Rheumatic heart disease

Rheumatic heart disease is a condition that develops when the body’s heart valves are damaged by rheumatic fever. It is serious, but it’s also entirely preventable.

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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.

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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 the symptoms.

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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.

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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.

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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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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, keep your heart healthy, and raise awareness and funds for research.

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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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Should I be tested for heart disease?

Understanding your risk of heart disease can help you take steps to reduce your risk and protect your heart. Find out more about heart disease risks and how heart disease tests are carried out.

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Heart disease statistics

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

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