“Heart disease” refers to many conditions that can affect different parts of your heart, or the way your heart works.
Types of Heart Disease
Heart and vascular conditions caused by blocked, narrowed or weakened blood vessels include:
- Aortic aneurysm
- Carotid artery disease
- Coronary artery disease
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Heart attack
- Peripheral aneurysm
- Peripheral artery disease
- Pulmonary embolism
Heart conditions affecting heart functionality include:
Conditions affecting your heart's rhythm include:
Some heart defects are congenital (meaning you were born with them); many other heart-related conditions can be preventable or treatable through a healthy diet and lifestyle.