Heart Disease Guide

All the information you need to know about coronary artery disease, heart failures, and heart arrhythmias.
What is heart disease?

Heart disease or cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for any of several conditions that make it difficult for the heart to pump blood through the body. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States and is responsible for the deaths of millions of Americans each year.

Heart disease includes such conditions as coronary artery disease, heart failure, and heart arrhythmias, and can lead to the conditions known as angina and heart attack.

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