Heart Valve Problems
The heart has four valves: the aortic, mitral, tricuspid and pulmonary valves. Heart valve problems can be congenital (present at birth), or appear later in life. More about Heart Valve Problems!
Heart Rhythm Disturbances
When something goes wrong with the heart’s electrical system, the heart does not beat regularly. The irregular beating results in a rhythm disorder. More about Heart Rhythm Disturbances!
The aorta is the largest artery in the body. When the aorta becomes damaged or loses its ability to contract and relax as blood is pumped through it, an aneurysm can develop. More about Aortic Disease!
Congenital Heart Conditions
According to the American Heart Association, about 35,000 babies are born each year with some type of congenital heart defect. More about Congenital Heart Conditions!
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease is the most common form of heart disease. More about Coronary Artery Disease!
A heart attack or myocardial infarction is a medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly and severely reduced or cut off, causing the muscle to die from lack of oxygen. More about Heart Attack!
Congestive heart failure occurs when the heart muscle fails to pump as much blood as the body needs. More about Heart Failure!
Other Heart Conditions
There are many conditions which can effect the heart. More about Other Heart Conditions!
Heart Care/Cardiovascular Terms
View our easy to use Glossary of Heart Care/Cardiovascular Terms!