Heart Disease Description

According to WHO, Cardiovascular disease is caused by disorders of the heart and blood vessels, and includes coronary heart disease (heart attacks), cerebrovascular disease (stroke), raised blood pressure (hypertension), peripheral artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and heart failure. The major causes of cardiovascular disease are tobacco use, physical inactivity, an unhealthy diet and harmful use of alcohol.

Major cardiovascular diseases include
- Coronary artery disease
- A Heart attack occurs when the coronary artery becomes completely blocked.
- Arrhythmia
- Heart Failure

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