Heart Disease: Overview

Heart Disease, also called Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), refers to any condition of the heart or its major blood vessels. There are literally hundreds of possible heart disorders. One of the best known major types is Coronary Heart Disease is a particular type of heart disease, related to conditions such as atherosclerosis/arteriosclerosis of the major blood vessels. Other types of heart disease include congestive heart failure (CHF), cardiomyopathy, and many other types.

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