Cardiovascular disease includes conditions that affect the structures or function of your heart, such as: Coronary artery disease (narrowing of the arteries) Heart attack. Abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias. Heart failure. Heart valve disease. Congenital heart disease. Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy)What are the three most common cardiovascular diseases?
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the most common form of heart disease. It occurs when the arteries supplying blood to the heart narrow or harden from the build-up of plaque. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol and other substances found in the blood. This plaque build-up is also known as atherosclerosis.What are the names of all the heart problems?
Also known as Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, Coronary Microvascular Disease. Heart disease is a catch-all phrase for a variety of conditions that affect the heart’s structure and function.