Preparing for surgery
It's best to be prepared if you're planning to have surgery. Make sure you know exactly what your operation is for and the risk involved.
Questions to ask before surgery
It’s a big decision whether or not to have surgery. Asking your doctor a lot of questions can help guide you towards making the right decision.
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.
5 heart health myths, busted
Heart disease is the leading underlying cause of death in Australia. Knowing how to look after your heart is essential, but there's a lot of misinformation out there.
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.
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.
Heart disease surgery
Trusted information about heart disease surgery from leading Australian health organisations, including links to cardiovascular disease.
Staying healthy when you have a heart condition
It's important to stay healthy if you have a heart condition and you can look after your heart by having a healthy lifestyle.
Triglycerides are a type of fat in your blood and are usually measured along with cholesterol. Find out more about the impact of high triglyceride levels.
Heart and cardiovascular conditions
Trusted information on the conditions that affect your heart and cardiovascular system.