Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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…
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.
High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
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…
Acute bronchitis causes coughs that produce mucus. You don't need antibiotics, but bed rest and home care can help.
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible symptoms of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare type of heart failure that occurs during pregnancy or immediately after delivery.
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.
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…
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.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.