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.
Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. This condition puts people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. Possible symptoms of acute hypertension include sweating and chills.
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.
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.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It causes loss of control of voluntary muscles.
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