Understanding CHD

Completely new to coronary heart disease? Or looking to learn more? This section is here to answer all of your questions about your condition and how it is treated.

Understanding CHD

Completely new to coronary heart disease? Or looking to learn more? This section is here to answer all of your questions about your condition and how it is treated.

Basic facts

These pages give an introduction to what coronary heart disease is, how it is diagnosed, and answers common questions such as whether the disease runs in families.

What is CHD?

Key facts about coronary heart disease: what it is, who it affects, what causes it, and what the symptoms are.

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How is it diagnosed?

Outlines the diagnosis process and what to expect from the first appointment.

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FAQs about coronary heart disease

Answers common questions such as “How can I avoid getting heart disease?” and “What exercise can they do?”

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How is it treated?

This section answers common questions about medication and looks at who’s who in the healthcare team.

Medication

This page provides an overview of the different kinds of medication for managing heart disease.

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The healthcare team

Looks at who’s in the healthcare team and the role each person plays.

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Hospital visits

This page offers tips on helping someone while they recover in hospital after an operation and looking after yourself.

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