Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Congestive cardiomyopathy, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is characterized by a weak, enlarged primary pumping chamber in the heart. This could be caused by…
Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible symptoms of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.
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…
During a heart attack, the blood supply that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. Learn more.
People with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia experience a faster-than-normal heart rate. Learn more about the symptoms, treatments, and outlook.
Pneumothorax, or collapsed lung, occurs when air is trapped in the space around your lungs. Learn about the types of pneumothorax and the treatment for it.
Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart has been damaged to the point where it's unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body.
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.
High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital malformation of the aorta in which part of the aorta is constricted or narrowed.
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole between your heart's lower chambers, or ventricles. Read more about this condition.
A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Find out how to know if you have one and what to do about it.
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.
Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of a panic attack. You may be having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror with no obvious cause.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.
The recommended amount of caffeine is usually 400 mg per day for healthy adults. Caffeine overdose may occur if you ingest more than this amount.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring, and stiffness. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning and what causes it. Find information on carbon monoxide symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
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