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What type of Heart Conditions and Diseases are there?

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An arrhythmia is any kind of abnormal heartbeat—too fast, too slow or irregular. The most common is atrial fibrillation.


Cardiac Sarcoma
Cardiac sarcoma is a rare type of tumor that occurs in the heart.


Carotid Artery Disease (CAD)
Carotid artery disease occurs when the carotid arteries, the main blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood to the brain, become narrowed.


Congenital Heart Defects
When the heart or blood vessels near the heart do not develop normally before birth, a condition called congenital heart defect occurs.


Coronary Heart Disease
Coronary heart disease, or coronary artery disease (CAD), is the accumulation of fatty deposits along the innermost layer of the coronary arteries.


Heart Attack
A heart attack occurs when one or more regions of the heart muscle experience a severe or prolonged lack of oxygen caused by blocked blood flow.


Heart Valve Disease
Heart valve disorders can arise from two main types of malfunction, leakage of the valve or narrowing of the valve.


Heart Failure
Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure (CHF), is when the heart cannot pump enough oxygenated blood to meet the needs of the body's other organs.


Pericarditis is inflammation of the pericardium, the thin sac (membrane) that surrounds the heart.


Rheumatic Heart Disease
Rheumatic heart disease is damage to heart valves is caused by rheumatic fever.
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