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Types of Heart Disease
Heart disease is a broad category of conditions affecting the heart and its proper functioning. It is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The different types of heart disease include congenital heart disease, cardiac disease, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, heart failure, and heart valve disease. Each type has its distinct characteristics, causes, and treatment approaches.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the different types of heart disease?
The different types of heart disease include coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmia, heart valve disease, congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathy.
What is coronary artery disease?
Coronary artery disease is a condition in which the arteries that supply blood to the heart become narrowed or blocked due to the build-up of plaque.
What are the risk factors for heart disease?
The risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, obesity, physical inactivity, family history of heart disease, and age.
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