Healthy Heart

Learn how to eat smart and stay healthy

Diseases & Conditions

The Metabolic Syndrome

Overview The metabolic syndrome is the name of a cluster of risk factors that, when they appear together, […]

Atrial Fibrillation: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Overview Atrial fibrillation (often called “A-fib” or AF) is the most common type of abnormal heartbeat. In a […]

Congestive Heart Failure: Prevention, Treatment and Research

Overview Congestive heart failure (also called heart failure) is a serious condition in which the heart doesn’t pump […]


Eat Smart

Berry Good for Your Heart

 Many kinds of berries are high in heart-healthy antioxidants. Meet some of the top varieties and get delicious […]

A Heart-Healthy Eating Adventure

Eating well for your heart health doesn’t need to be bland. Enjoy all sorts of ethnic cuisine styles […]

The Truth About Heart Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and supplements get a lot of hype as a way to promote heart health. But do they […]


Know Your Risk

Risk Factors for Heart Disease: Don’t Underestimate Stress

Many different kinds of stress can be surprisingly harmful to your heart. A Johns Hopkins expert helps you […]

Heart Truths: Is It a Health Hack—or a Heart Hurt?

In some cases, very small habit changes can make a big difference in your heart health. But in […]

Are Your Relationships Putting Your Heart at Risk?

Caregiver stress, divorce anxiety, a family feud … relationship strains can affect your cardiovascular health. A Johns Hopkins […]


Move More

Fitness Trends: What’s Smart for Your Heart?

From high-intensity interval training and indoor cycling to yoga and boot camp, a Johns Hopkins expert looks at […]

Exercise Motivation Your Heart Will Love

Exercise provides big benefits for your heart—if you get into a routine and stick with it. A Johns […]

ABCs of Moving More for Heart Health

Getting more exercise is one of the best things you can do for your heart. Johns Hopkins research […]


Stay Healthy

Understanding Your Target Heart Rate

Monitoring your heart rate while you’re exercising can help you get key benefits without overdoing it. Johns Hopkins […]

ABCs of Keeping Heart Healthy

Lifestyle changes that are within your control can change the course of your heart health in dramatic ways, […]

How Statin Drugs Protect the Heart

Statin drugs are often prescribed to safely lower the risk of heart attacks, stroke and hardening of the […]