Heart conditions

Coronary artery disease

Damage or disease in the heart’s major blood vessels.

High blood pressure

A condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.

Cardiac arrest

Sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness.

Congestive heart failure

A condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should (chronic).

Arrhythmia

Improper beating of the heart, whether irregular, too fast or too slow.

Peripheral artery disease

A circulatory condition in which narrowed blood vessels reduce blood flow to the limbs.

Stroke

Damage to the brain from interruption of its blood supply.

Congenital heart disease

An abnormality in the heart that develops before birth.

Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)An enlarged heart (cardiomegaly) can have various causes. But it’s usually caused by high blood pressure (hypertension) or coronary artery disease.

Heart Attack: The death of heart muscle due to a loss of blood supply

Heart Valve Disease A disease that affects the valves of your heart

Sudden Cardiac Death Sudden, unexpected death, caused by a loss of heart function (sudden cardiac arrest).

Congenital heart disease: A malformation of the heart, the aorta or other large blood vessels

Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) Chronic Heart muscle disease

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy:  Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy — is a thickening of the walls of the heart. Here’s a brief overview.

Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the rarest form of heart-muscle disease.  It is characterized by restrictive filling of the ventricles.

 

Pericardial Effusion: Fluid around the heart can be caused by various types of infection/inflammation or cancer, kidney disease or heart surgery. The fluid can impair heart function

Marfan Syndrome:  Inherited genetic defect that weakens connective tissues, including those in the heart.