Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
Angina is a condition marked by a crushing chest pain. It's due to inadequate blood supply to your heart muscle, which deprives your heart of oxygen.
Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.
Cor pulmonale is a condition that most commonly arises out of complications from high blood pressure.
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.
Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.
Learn about stable angina and what causes it. Find information on stable angina symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
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…
Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. The normal shape of a person's spine includes a curve at the top of the shoulder and a curve at the lower back. If your…
Asbestosis is a lung disease that develops when you inhale asbestos fibers and they cause scarring in your lungs. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.
Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic…
Legionnaires' disease is a severe type of pneumonia, or lung infection. Learn about its symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
A transfusion reaction is when your body has an adverse response to a blood transfusion. Learn how transfusion reactions occur and how to minimize your risk.
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