Heart Disease

What is heart disease?


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Answered 2015-11-28 09:09:29

Heart disease is a general term for any heart condition. Most commonly, it refers to problems where the heart gets a reduced blood supply.

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the US and in many other Western countries.

Heart disease describes general situation of disorders in the heart, most often problems with the cardiac muscles (including their blood supply) or the valves (damaged or weakened). Mainly anything which leads to changed capacity of heart uptake or discharge of blood (coming to heart and going out from heart), or anything which leads to changed rhythm (timing, order) of contractions.

It can also include enlargement of the muscle due to several causes.


The heart's work is governed by electrical impulses, muscle contractions, its size, and the condition of the chambers and valves. Any of these factors and mechanisms could be abnormal (heart disease).


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No disease causes heart disease. Heart disease takes place when there is an abnormality in the heart.

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Heart Disease implies any disease of the heart, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease, etc. Heart failure is a condition where the heart muscle has weakened and the heart is not pumping properly.

No; Coronary artery disease is a heart disease; or, CAD is one a disease that progresses into to Cardiomyopathy (heart disease) and MI. CAD is an aetiology of heart disease.

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There are a variety of types of heart conditions. These include rheumatic heart disease, hypertensive heart disease, ischemic heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease.

five categories of cardiovascular disease are : Congenital hear disease, congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, pulmonary heart disease and rheumatic heart disease.

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High blood pressure, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, stroke, or rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease can cause heart disease.

Close, but heart disease is an example of a chronic disease.

Yes it is a heart disease.

Hypertensive heart disease is any of a number of complications of arterial hypertension that affects the heart. It is like heart disease and heart disease is caused by high blood pressure.

Heart disease, lung disease and diabetes can all be considered organ diseases. Lung disease is a pulmonary disease, while heart disease is a cardiovascular disease. They are different.

There are actually several diseases of the heart. Three of the diseases are rheumatic heart disease, ischemic heart disease, and inflammatory heart disease.

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no different. Heart disease is a general term refered to any other specific condition of the heart such as coronary artery disease.

There are several different kinds of heart diseases. Some of these include heart attack, coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease.

It depends on the severity of the heart disease. Many types of heart disease is treated with exercise. So a person with heart disease can lead a very active lifestyle.

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