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Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. Learn more about CHF, including symptoms and risk factors.
Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections…
Heart failure is characterized by the heart's inability to pump an adequate supply of blood. Learn about heart failure symptoms, causes, types, and treatment.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare type of heart failure that occurs during pregnancy or immediately after delivery.
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. Read about your risk, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
Atrial fibrillation and flutter are irregular heart rhythms that occur when the upper chambers of the heart beat irregularly or too fast. Fibrillation can be sustained…
Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. It's usually caused by heart attack or coronary artery disease.
Acute bronchitis causes coughs that produce mucus. You don't need antibiotics, but bed rest and home care can help.
High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible symptoms of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes, though it can also rarely be seen in people with type 2 diabetes.
A dissection of the aorta means that blood has entered the wall of the artery between the inner and middle layers. It can be serious if the aorta ruptures.
In mitral valve prolapse the flaps of the heart's mitral valve do not close correctly, which can make blood leak from one chamber into another. Lifelong heart…
MAT causes your heart to beat much faster than it normally should. Learn about other symptoms and treatment options.
Polycythemia vera is a bone marrow disorder in which the body produces too many red blood cells. Here's what you need to know about this rare condition.
Digitalis toxicity occurs when you take too much digitalis, a medication used to treat heart conditions.
Mitral valve stenosis, also known as mitral stenosis, is when the mitral valve opening is narrowed. This means that not enough blood can flow through it.
Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a form of heart disease caused by alcohol abuse. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Cardiomyopathy is a disease in which your heart muscle weakens and has difficulty pumping blood. Read about its causes, risk factors, treatment, and more.
Tricuspid regurgitation is a heart condition that causes the tricuspid valve to not close tightly. Read about the symptoms and treatment options.
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