Heart, blood vessels and cholesterol

High Blood Pressure: Hypertension, Symptoms and Causes

High Blood Pressure: Hypertension, Symptoms and Causes

Hypertension, as high blood pressure is professionally referred to, is the most common disease of the cardiovascular system. It affects up to 25% of the world's adult population. It is a significant risk factor for the development of acute or chronic problems.
Aortic diseases

Aortic diseases

Aortic disorders are not common but are all the more serious. They can take place very quickly and acutely with life-threatening but also chronically.
Ischemic heart disease: Causes and symptoms of coronary heart disease?

Ischemic heart disease: Causes and symptoms of coronary heart disease?

Ischemic heart disease, also known as coronary heart disease, bothers us with insufficient blood supply to the heart. The main reason is the involvement of the heart, ie coronary vessels. It can be in acute or chronic form. The dreaded heart attack also includes the acute type.
Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart disorder and is characterized by arrhythmia or heart rhythm disorder . The disease causes chaotic and irregular contractions of muscle fibers and thus loss of coordinated activity of the atria. At the same time, the heart weakens its pumping ability and at the same time, irregular and accelerated heart activity occurs. The disease is most common in people over 80 years of age, where it affects 15% of the population.