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Interactive Tools

Animation

  • Cerebral Aneurysm Animation - A cerebral aneurysm is a serious condition, but it can be surgically treated in a variety of ways. Also called an intracranial or brain aneurysm, a cerebral aneurysm is a bulging, weakened area in the artery wall, disrupting blood flow.

  • Cholesterol - Cholesterol is essential to life. But too much cholesterol in the blood is linked heart disease and stroke. Watch this Cholesterol animation to learn how cholesterol works in the body and what steps you can take to make healthy lifestyle changes.

  • Stroke Treatment - Once a stroke occurs, what treatment is used? Treatment options vary based on the type, severity, and location of the stroke. Become more aware of these options and the importance of early, life-saving treatment.

  • Stroke: Causes - Have you every wondered what causes a stroke? Your experience may reflect that it occurs suddenly, without warning. Stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is disrupted. View the animation and learn how and why strokes occur, and more important, warning signs that can save a life.

Calculator

  • Cost of Drinking Calculator - Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

  • Target Heart Rate Calculator - Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

Clinical Wizard

  • Heart Disease Risk Factors Clinical Wizard - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. Research has found that the risk of developing heart disease not only increases with the number of risk factors, but also with the level of severity of each risk factor. One of the ways you can help prevent heart disease is by knowing your risk factors. Learn more by participating in our Heart Disease Risk Factors Multimedia Interactive Program.

Quizzes

  • Aging Quiz - Which of these is a health benefit of lifelong exercise: Avoiding high blood pressure? Preventing depression? Preventing constipation? It's all of these.

  • Aspirin Quiz - Each year, more than a million Americans die of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease. Low-dose aspirin therapy is one weapon in the arsenal against heart disease that also includes healthy dieting, adequate exercise, and not smoking. Learn more about aspirin's role in combating heart disease by taking this quiz

  • Blood Pressure Quiz - Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.

  • Cholesterol Quiz - An excess of cholesterol can build up in the arteries, narrowing them and slowing or blocking blood flow to the heart. Take this quiz to learn more about cholesterol and its role in your health.

  • Heart Health Quiz - Heart-attack deaths have fallen 60 percent in four decades. Still, millions of Americans suffer from cardiovascular diseases linked with heart attacks and strokes.

  • Heat Stroke Quiz - True or false: Heat-related illness is only a concern if the temperature reaches 100 degrees F.

  • Stroke Quiz - Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in this country and a leading cause of disability.

  • Stroke: Test Your Knowledge - True or false: There's no way of predicting if or when someone will have a stroke.

Videos

  • Cholesterol Screening - Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. However, if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level in your blood will increase. This video discusses treatments and lifestyle changes that may be prescribed by your doctor.

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