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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): What You Need to Know

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): What You Need to Know

Coronary artery disease, also known as CAD, is the most common type of heart disease and a leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States.

What are the causes and risks?

This condition is a result of a buildup of cholesterol and other material, known as plaque, on the walls of the arteries that can cause health problems and lead to a heart attack.

Dealing with AFib? Learn More About Which Type You Have.

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a common condition of arrhythmia, which is defined as a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heart. This could mean your heart beats too quickly (tachycardia) or it beats slower than normal (bradycardia) and often in an erratic pattern. There are four types of AFib. Figuring out which type you have is imperative to finding the right AFib treatment.