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Heart Health and Conditions

It can be overwhelming to make healthcare decisions and changes. Start by learning the basics about major kinds of disease that may affect you, including how you can prevent them from affecting you and your loved ones.

Common Health Problems

Learn the basics and make informed choices about your health.

What is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

CAD happens when cholesterol-containing deposits (plaque) builds up on the inner walls of your coronary arteries over time.

What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

PAD causes blockages in the arteries that carry blood to the arms and legs. If untreated, it can lead to amputation and death.

What is Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)

AFib is a heart condition that happens when the upper chambers of the heart beat quickly and irregularly.

What is Heart Failure

Heart failure happens when the heart can’t supply the body with blood carrying nutrients and oxygen it needs.

What is Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)

This advanced disease can be debilitating, causing open wounds that, if left untreated, can lead to amputation.

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Commit to Your Health

Get knowledge and insight about certain conditions and find Boston Scientific patient resources to help you and your loved ones understand treatments options.

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Manage Your Risk Factors

You may be at an increased risk for certain disease states due to your race, ethnicity and gender – but these factors shouldn’t stand in the way to receiving appropriate care. You can protect your health, starting with learning the lifestyle changes that lowers risks the most.

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