Heart disease, also known as Cardiac disease, is most common in the U.S. and is one of the major causes of death. Every 1 in 4 people has heart disease over there. It covers various aspects of the heart like enlargement of the heart, defects in the heart right from birth, etc. There are various ways to diagnose such as Heart MRI, CT Scan, ECG Tests, etc. In this article, we will read more about heart disease and its various aspects.
Arrhythmia: It is a condition in which the rhythm of the heart is abnormal.
Atherosclerosis: It is a condition in which the arteries get hard.
Cardiomyopathy: It is a condition in which the muscle of the heart gets hard or grows weak.
Congenital Heart Defects: It is a condition in which there are irregularities in the heart at the time of birth.
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): It is also called ischemic heart disease and in this, plaque gets built up in the heart’s arteries.
Heart Infections: It can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites.
Symptoms of heart disease vary between men and women. While men experience chest pain, women may experience nausea, fatigue, and shortness of breath.
Heart disease can be formed when there is:
Other than this, some other lifestyle factors can cause heart disease such as:
Heart diseases can be diagnosed in the following ways:
It is mainly categorized into three parts:
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