Heart Diseases and Treatments

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Congenital heart disease is any type of problem with the heart structure that is present at birth.



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Heart failure means the heart cannot provide blood flow efficiently to other organs. This can lead to a back up of fluid into the lungs, causing congestion.


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Coronary artery disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S. Yet it's often silent. It gives few signs before it leads to its most likely outcome – a heart attack.


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Fibromuscular dysplasia, also called FMD, causes arteries to have abnormal tissue development. It mostly affects young and middle-aged women. 



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Around one in every six deaths in the United States is caused by heart attack.




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Heart rhythm disorders can make your heart beat too fast, too slow or in an irregular or abnormal way. Some heart rhythm disorders are life-threatening, and others are harmless. 



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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, also called HCM, causes an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle.



Heart valve disorders make the heart work too hard and can lead to heart failure.



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Physical changes during pregnancy can put an extra burden on the heart. They can affect blood volume, heart rate and heart murmurs that were not detected or treated. 


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Vascular disease is a common problem of blood circulation. The blood vessels become narrowed or clogged by plaque deposits. This can lead to heart attacks, strokes, aneurysms or kidney problems.

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Our women's heart program can help you know and manage your unique risks. And we can provide care that’s tailored to your needs.