What is another word for heart disease?

Pronunciation: [hˈɑːt dɪzˈiːz] (IPA)

Heart disease is a broad term used to describe various conditions that affect the heart's structure or functions. Synonyms for heart disease include cardiovascular disease, cardiac disease, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and ischemic heart disease. Cardiovascular disease refers to any disease that affects the heart or blood vessels, including the coronary arteries. Cardiac disease is a term used to describe any condition that affects the heart, including heart attacks, arrhythmias, and blood clots. Coronary artery disease specifically refers to the buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries that can lead to heart attacks. Heart failure is a condition in which the heart is no longer able to pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. Ischemic heart disease refers to a lack of blood flow to the heart due to narrowed or blocked blood vessels.

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