Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
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.
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.
Hypovolemic shock (hemorrhagic shock) is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent of your body's blood or fluid supply, preventing…
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.
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.
The aorta carries blood from your heart to your abdomen, legs, and pelvis. When the abdominal aortic walls are swollen, it's known as abdominal aortic aneurysm.
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