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Your own experiences can save lives, especially the next generations of your family tree.

Knowing your family’s health history can help you avoid both heart disease and stroke – the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in America. Adding your data could help new therapies change the way we treat cardiovascular disease.

  • Genetic factors can increase a family’s risk for heart disease or stroke.
  • There are 3 quick surveys for you to take. The knowledge gained will help benefit the future of precision medicine.

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Want to be Part of Future Treatments?

As a leading organization committed to cardiovascular disease and stroke, the American Heart Association recognizes the power of knowledge sharing and seeks to improve the quality of life for people, wherever they live. For more than 50 years, we've contributed to clinical knowledge through Association scientific statements and guidelines. Today, hospitals around the globe rely on them to help align and improve treatment of heart and stroke patients. Learn about your condition, and the impact it has on your body, your heart and your brain.

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One hundred thirty of anything is a lot, and it's too high for blood pressure.

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Listen to why Jen Hyde, our Heart Valve Ambassador connects with others and encourages every survivor to tell their story.

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