An arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat. Arrhythmias are classified into two main categories: arrhythmias that begin in the atria and arrhythmias that begin in the ventricles.
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease and the number one cause of death in the United States in both men and women.
The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart disease. This disease involves the buildup of plaque on the inner walls of the heart's arteries. Very often this plaque can completely block the flow of blood to part of the heart muscle - causing a heart attack.
The four valves in our heart make sure blood flows in a forward direction through the heart and out to the body. The most common types of valve conditions occur when the valve fails to open easily or fails to close properly.
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