Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death and disability for adults in this country. The number of diseases involved in the cardiovascular system is extensive. Some of the most common problems are described and illustrated on these pages.
Additional information can also be found by going to the Health Related Links and clicking on any of the sources available there. The information found here is a good start toward a better understanding of many cardiovascular diseases but you should always discuss any particular aspects, particularly in terms of how they might apply to you, with your cardiologist.
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