is everything involving the heart and blood vessels. The cardiovascular system are composed of the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body.
A cardiovascular disease is a disease affecting the heart or the blood vessels of your body.
There are 21 types of cardiovascular diseases :
- cardiopathy, heart disease :
a disease of the heart.
- high blood pressure, hypertension :
a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater).
- hypotension :
abnormally low blood pressure.
- aneurism, aneurysm :
a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall.
- circulatory failure :
failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues.
- coronary heart disease :
a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart.
- orthostatic hypotension, postural hypotension :
low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up.
- essential hypertension, hyperpiesia, hyperpiesis :
persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found.
- malignant hypertension :
severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain.
- secondary hypertension :
hypertension that is secondary to another disease.
- white coat hypertension :
temporary rise in blood pressure in the doctor’s office.
- aortic aneurysm :
an aneurysm of the aorta.
- cerebral aneurysm :
an aneurysm of the carotid artery.
- intracranial aneurysm :
an aneurysm of a cranial artery.
- ventricular aneurysm :
a localized dilation or protrusion on the wall of the left ventricle of the heart (occurring after a myocardial infarction).
- angina, angina pectoris :
a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart.
- arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia :
an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart.
- cardiomyopathy, myocardiopathy :
a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium).
- coronary failure, heart failure :
inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions.
- valvular heart disease :
heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation.
- rheumatic heart disease :
heart disease caused by recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever; characterized by changes in the myocardium or scarring of the heart valves that reduce the power of the heart to pump blood.
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