Heart disease is a leading killer in the U.S. and worldwide, yet it's largely a preventable killer. Heart health can be measureably increased by diet, exercise, and tobacco control (avoiding smoking and secondhand smoke).
Please submit only sites pertaining to angina.
Chest pain, often accompanied by a feeling of choking or impending death; the pain typically radiates down the left arm.
Please submit only sites pertaining to angina.
An abnormal heartbeat rhythm, caused by drugs, disease, the body's physiology, or a combination of factors.
Please submit only sites dealing with arrhythmias. Sites selling products should be submitted to; Shopping/Health_and_Beauty/Conditions_and_Diseases/Cardiovascular_Disorders/
The Brugada syndrome is a genetic disease characterised by abnormal electrocardiogram findings and an increased risk of sudden cardiac death.
A progressive disorder that alters the structure or impairs the function of the muscular wall of the lower chambers of the heart. - Merck Manual
Existing at birth. The word "defect" is more accurate then "disease". There is NO known cause for CHD. It is the #1 defect that a child can be born with and occurs in about 1% of live births.
Please submit sites that only deal with Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), not coronary heart disease. Personal sites and support groups are encouraged, but anything that deals with CHD, please submit.
A condition in which the coronary arteries-those that feed the heart muscle itself-are narrowed. As a result, the blood supply to the heart muscle is decreased. The narrowing is almost invariably due to the buildup of fatty plaques on the inner walls of the arteries.
Enlargement of the heart's right ventricle due to disease of the lungs (e.g. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema) or pulmonary vascular system. Symptoms include chronic cough, shortness of breath on exertion, fatigue, and other signs of oxygen lack to the body tissues.
An infection of the heart's inner lining (endocardium) or the heart valves.
Myocardial Infarction: Death of an area of heart muscle due to interruption of its blood supply.
Heart failure is the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to maintain normal body requirements. This may be caused by congenital defect or by another condition that damages or overloads the heart muscle.
For non-commercial sites about the management of heart disease in general.

Sites about a specific condition belong in the appropriate subcategory, and sites for cardiologists are listed in Health/Medicine/Medical_Specialties/Cardiology/

Inflammation of the pericardium, the double layered sac that surrounds the heart, and the major blood vessels around it.
Sites listed here will offer general and non-commercial information about preventing heart disease.

Sites with a focus on a specific risk factor belong in that category (eg Health/Conditions_and_Diseases/Endocrine_Disorders/Pancreas/Diabetes/ or Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Tobacco/Quitting).

You will find sites that serve the needs of people who need support for Congenital Heart Defects, along with Coronary Heart Disease. The sites provide information and resources. Many sites provide up to the minuet news on issues related to health. All sites listed are interactive - you will find message boards & chat areas. You are encouraged to read each sites PRIVACY POLICY. Use these sites for educational & support purposes only. They should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with your doctor or other health care provider.
Sites that contain information on support groups, online or off-line. Specifically Congenital Heart Defects, but anything relating to heart health.
Disorder of cardiac valves caused by stenosis and obstructive blood flow or degeneration and blood regurgitation.