Resource Links
Resource Links

For additional information on heart disease, risk factors and how to take action toward having a healthy heart, please visit the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Web links listed below.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

NHLBI Website
The main site of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

NHLBI Health Topics Website
Provides information on heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions and sleep disorders as well as common diagnostic tests and medical/surgical procedures.

High Blood Pressure
A Web page on how to lower high blood pressure, which includes information on treatments, such as a healthy eating plan and types of medications.

Aim for a Healthy Weight
A special Web page that explains how to assess your risk for developing obesity-related diseases, such as heart disease, and how to lose weight sensibly.

Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs
A Web page on how to act fast when someone may be having a heart attack. Fast action can save lives and limit damage to the heart.

Stay Young at Heart Recipes
A page full of recipes that focus on cooking the heart healthy way.

NHLBI Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone: 301-592-8573
TTY: 240-629-3255
Fax: 301-592-8563

(Please include a valid return e-mail address in the body of the message.)

The NHLBI Health Information Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time (closed on Federal holidays.)

Additional Resources:
A gender-based website on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women, a joint project of WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health (OWH).

National Institute on Aging: What’s On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging external link
Find resources to help you make better nutrition choices as you get older.

National Women's Health Information Center
Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Heart Truth Professional Education Website
Developed by the OWH and the NHLBI, it provides information for clinicians and educators about the prevention of heart disease in women.

WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Diseaseexternal link
WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behlaf of the 42 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease.

Last Updated: January 13, 2014

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