A common cardiovascular disease is angina (or coronary artery disease), which is caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries that supply the heart with blood. Varicose veins can cause chest pain and shortness of breath, and can lead to a heart attack if not treated in time.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure is a risk factor and a condition that is included in public diseases and that can cause cardiovascular disease. High blood pressure can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels, and can lead to heart attacks and strokes if left untreated.
Enlarged heart muscle
Enlarged heart muscle (cardiomyopathy) means that there is a disease in the heart muscle, this is a condition that can lead to heart failure and cardiac arrest if not treated in time.
Atherosclerosis is another common cardiovascular disease caused by changes in the vessel wall, such as fatty deposits. This can lead to narrowing of the vessels and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Cardiovascular diseases with onset at a young age
Common cardiovascular diseases that start at a young age are Aortic stenosis and Mitral stenosis, which are heart defects that occur at birth or early in life.
Risk Factors for cardiovascular diseases
It is important to be aware of the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, such as smoking, high blood pressure, high blood fats and diabetes. Regular health checks can help detect these diseases at an early stage, so that treatment can begin as soon as possible.