Bermuda Heart

A Brief Survey of Common Heart Problems
An introduction on the major types of heart disease

Valvular heart disease
This article summarizes disorders of the heart valves.

Heart Muscle Disease (cardiomyopathy)
Weakening of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy) produces heart failure. This article describes conditions that cause heart muscle disorders.

Coronary artery disease
Disease of the coronary arteries produces myocardial infarction (heart attacks). This article describes coronary artery disease and its causes.

Heart rhythm disturbances
Disorders of the heart rhythm can produce symptoms ranging from mild palpitations to sudden death. This article summarizes the major cardiac arrhythmias. Dilated cardiomyopathy is the most common form of heart failure.


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