A-Z Health Topics Index
Aging Hearts and Arteries: A Scientific Quest
Older adults are at a higher risk for heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. Get in-depth information about the effects of aging on the heart, blood vessels, and other parts of the body.
Read about changes to the heart and blood vessels that occur as people age. Learn how to know if you are having a heart attack and how to prevent heart disease through lifestyle changes.
High Blood Pressure
Read about high blood pressure or hypertension. Learn how changes in lifestyle--like getting more exercise and having less salt--may help control it.