The CDC lists heart disease as the number one cause of death in the US. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term which refers to all conditions related to the heart and circulation, such as heart-attack, stroke, and coronary heart disease. There’s a lot of personal changes you can make to limit the risk or the impact of cardiovascular disease, and connecting with others can help you understand how to do this. Below you’ll find user experiences grouped by cardiovascular disease as well as communities run by expert nonprofits with a focus on particular kinds of CVD.
AF Association supports individuals affected by, or involved in the care of atrial fibrillation (AF). We are an international charity providing support through various means, including a helpline and comprehensive resources written by experts in the field and endorsed by the Department of Health.
The British Heart Foundation is the nation's heart charity and the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research. We’re leading the fight against coronary heart disease - the UK's single biggest killer. Over the years, our pioneering research has helped to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions. As well funding ground-breaking heart research, we’re here to support people affected by heart and circulatory disease. Whether you’re living with heart disease, supporting a family member or friend, or just want to find out more about cardiovascular disease, this is the place to be.