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What are the different types of heart disease?

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Cardiovascular disease includes a number of conditions affecting the structures or function of the heart. They can include:

  • Coronary artery disease (including heart attack)
  • Abnormal heart rhythms or arrhythmias
  • Heart failure
  • Heart valve disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy)
  • Pericardial disease
  • Aorta disease and Marfan syndrome
  • Vascular disease (blood vessel disease)

From: Men and Heart Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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The Centers for Disease Control. 

The American Heart Association. 

The Texas Heart Institute.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 15, 2018

SOURCES: 

The Centers for Disease Control. 

The American Heart Association. 

The Texas Heart Institute.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 15, 2018

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