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Cardiac Arrest; Cardiac Diseases; Endocarditis; Heart Disease; Heart Disease and the Mind-Body Constitution; Heart Disea... 

Acute Myocardial Infraction; Myocardial Infarction 

Heart disease is one of a number of different diseases which afflict the heart. The most common heart diseases include: * Coronary heart disease, the end result of the accumulation of atheromatous plaques within the walls of the arteries that supply the myocardium * Ischaemic heart disease, a disease characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart. * Cardiovascular disease, a class of diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins).Implies under this c...

A heart attack occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to an area of heart muscle is blocked, usually by a clot in a coronary artery. Often, this blockage leads to arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat or rhythm) that cause a severe decrease in the pumping function of the heart and may bring about sudden death. If the blockage is not treated within a few hours, the affected heart muscle will die and be replaced by scar tissue.


Heart Diseases as related to Heart Attack