Different Types of Heart Diseases

Different Types Of Heart Diseases

Heart disease refers to different conditions affecting the heart. Coronary heart disease is a common heart ailment, where there is buildup of plague in the arteries leading to reduced flow of blood to heart and increasing the risk of heart attack.


Irregular or abnormal heart beat. Smoking, heavy alcohol use, and use of some drugs are common causes for arrhythmia.

Heart failure:

When the heart is not able to pump oxygen-rich blood to tissues. Heart’s inability to pump blood and lack of blood in the heart may lead to heart failure.

Heart valve disease:

When one or any of the other four heart valves are not working.

Heart Muscle Disease:

The heart loses its ability to pump blood when walls of the heart become thick.

Congenital Heart Disease:

A problem in the structure of the heart that is present at birth.

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