Heart disease, also known as coronary heart disease, encompasses a class of illnesses; all of which involve the heart, its vessels, and more. A brief overview is provided below.
Narrowed arteries that deliver limited amounts of blood.
A condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.
A chronic condition in which the heart inefficiently pumps blood.
A circulatory condition in which narrowed blood vessels reduce blood flow to the limbs.
Improper beating of the heart, whether irregular, too fast, or too slow.
An abnormality in the heart that develops before birth.
Heart disease is a chronic illness that many Americans must manage in their day to day lives. Explore the chart below to see how many people are suffering from heart disease
While heart disease can be managed, it is still one of the leading causes of deaths in the US. These visuals should give you a sense of the general rates of heart disease mortality in the US.
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