Mitral Valve Prolapse
Other Places To Get Help
|American Heart Association (AHA)|
|7272 Greenville Avenue|
|Dallas, TX 75231|
Visit the American Heart Association (AHA) website for information on physical activity, diet, and various heart-related conditions. You can search for information on heart disease and stroke, share information with friends and family, and use tools to help you make heart-healthy goals and plans. Contact the AHA to find your nearest local or state AHA group. The AHA provides brochures and information about support groups and community programs, including Mended Hearts, a nationwide organization whose members visit people with heart problems and provide information and support.
CardioSmart is an online program that provides patient education and support from the American College of Cardiology. The goal of CardioSmart is to engage, inform, and empower patients to participate in their own care and partner with their cardiologist. The website contains information about heart problems, living with heart disease, and preventing heart disease. It also provides patient-centered news and can help you find a cardiologist. The website has a Health and Wellness Center with information about diet and exercise, managing medicines, and working with your doctor.
The American College of Cardiology is a nonprofit medical society whose members include many types of health professionals, including doctors, nurses, and surgeons.
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|
|P.O. Box 30105|
|Bethesda, MD 20824-0105|
The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) information center offers information and publications about preventing and treating:
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 4, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology