Cardiovascular Diseases

In this section, you will find information on the most important disease  researched at the DZHK and tips for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. The articles provide an overview and contain links for further information.

Despite Corona: Our heart always has the highest priority! Chronic heart patients and people with first-time heart problems must not hesitate to seek medical help.

In our coronavirus FAQ (in German) we answer many important questions for cardiovascular patients. The German Heart Foundation and the German Society of Cardiology together with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Heart Network (EHN) provide useful information on alarm signs, symptoms, and correct behaviour in a cardiac emergency on their website https://www.herzstiftung.de/ein-krankes-herz-kann-niemals-warten.

Please note: The articles contain only general information and must not be used for self-diagnosis or self-treatment. They cannot replace a visit to the doctor.